Art students at Converse College go beyond the studio; they also experience the thrill of exhibiting their work. Converse’s Student Art Club will unveil approximately 40 pieces in its annual Student Juried Art Show Thursday, March 19th with an opening reception from 6:30-8:30 pm. Award winners will be announced around 7 pm.
The exhibition, which will be on display until March 27th, and the reception are free and open to the public.
Mediums represented in the exhibition will range from prints to photos, drawings and paintings, mixed media work, as well as a small portion of ceramic and sculptural works.
Steven Chapp, a Greenville, South Carolina-based printmaker, is serving as juror for the exhibition. He is a professional teacher and currently teaches visual arts in the Greenville County School System, where has taught since 1985. His teaching experiences have also taken him to Genoa, Italy where he taught at Clemson University’s Genoa Campus, the Charles Daniel Center for Urban Studies. He has also taught printmaking and drawing at the Greenville County Museum of Art, the Greenville County School’s Fine Arts Center’s Explore the Arts program. He has conducted multiple printmaking workshops with the Upstate Visual Artists, Greenville County art teachers,Oconee County art teachers, Pickens County Art Museum and privately in my studio. In the summer of 2005 he taught printmaking for the Teacher’s Institute for art teachers across S.C. at the S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities.