Thursday, March 27, 2014

Finlandia's International School of Art and Design to host student art exhibit, fashion show TONIGHT, March 27

Artwork by students in the Finlandia University International School of Art and Design is on exhibit from now through April 15, 2014, in the Finlandia University Gallery in Hancock. An opening reception and fashion show will be held TONIGHT, Thursday, March 27. (Photos courtesy Finlandia University)

HANCOCK -- A juried exhibit of artwork by students in the Finlandia University International School of Art and Design (ISAD) is featured at the Finlandia University Gallery, Hancock, from March 27 through April 15, 2014.

An opening reception will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. TONIGHT, Thursday, March 27, at the gallery, in the Finnish American Heritage Center. A fashion show will begin at 7:15 p.m. and awards for student excellence will be presented. The reception is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

 
Fiber arts and fashion design are among the variety of media included in the student exhibit.

The exhibition includes works by students working in media including drawing, painting, illustration, ceramic design, fiber arts and fashion design, sculpture, integrated design, graphic design, digital media, photography, and mixed media/installation.

Much of the student artwork featured in the juried exhibit will be available for purchase.


The awards include Best of Show, awards for Freshman, 2-D and 3-D, a Faculty award, and a Purchase award. The jury included a faculty member, a graduating ISAD senior, and a community member.

The Finlandia University Gallery is in the Finnish American Heritage Center, 435 Quincy St., downtown Hancock.

For more information, contact the Finlandia University Gallery at 906-487-7500.

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