The Hastings College junior art thesis, themed “The Walls Have Eyes,” will be on display at the Kiewit Gallery (715 East 7th Street) Monday, May 1 through Saturday, May 20, 2017. The gallery is in the space previously occupied by the Hastings College Art Department.
A reception and brief comments by each student artist will be held Sunday, May 7 at 2:00 pm in the Kiewit Gallery. The reception is free and open to the public and refreshments will be provided.
The capstone courses in Studio Art span a full three semesters beginning in the junior year. “The Walls Have Eyes” is a group show by nine students who are completing the first semester of this thesis sequence.
Works in the show include photographs, digital images, drawings, paintings and mixed-media sculpture.
Students presenting their work in the show include:
- Jeff Burke of Forsyth, Georgia – painted glass sculpture
- David Fitzgerald of Doniphan, Nebraska – digital media
- Hannah Goss of McCook, Nebraska – watercolor
- Cheyenne Knehans of Riverton, Nebraska – acrylics
- Jenna Kulwicki of Hastings, Nebraska – sculpture/photography
- Kasey Lammers of Grand Island, Nebraska – mixed media
- Caleb Merritt of Brookings, South Dakota – drawing
- Breanna Obermier of Holdrege, Nebraska -cement and found objects
- Claire Rush of Tecumseh, Nebraska – metal and wood sculpture
Hastings College is a private, four-year institution located in Hastings, Nebraska, that focuses on student academic and extracurricular achievement. With 64 majors and 15 pre-professional programs, Hastings College has been named among “Great Schools, Great Prices” by U.S. News & World Report and a “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review. For more, go to hastings.edu.