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Exhibitions Featuring Works of BFA Students Open Nov. 9

By: Kathleen Tuck   Published 7:53 am / November 2, 2012

The Boise State Department of Art presents works by bachelor of fine arts candidates at three campus art galleries Nov. 9-Dec. 13. An opening reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, in each gallery. The receptions are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.

Senior-standing Boise State bachelor of fine arts-visual art candidates each display a body of work for exhibition. Utilizing a variety of media, artists explore multiple vantage points of the human condition and how one relates to the world around them.

“Cipher: Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition 2012” will be in the Student Union Gallery on the second floor of the Student Union Building, and “White Whale: BFA Exhibition,” is located in both the Visual Arts Center Gallery 1 (Liberal Arts Building) and Gallery 2 (Hemingway Western Studies Center). Note: Liberal Arts Center galleries are closed Nov. 19-23.

“Cipher” includes works from James Titus McKain, Anthony Emerson, David Anderson, Morgan Mundie, Kimberly Owens, Kyle Gregory Butterfield and Ryan Wise. Utilizing a variety of media, artists explore multiple vantage points of the human condition and how they relate to the world around them. Student Union Gallery hours are 6 a.m.-midnight Monday-Friday and 7 a.m.-midnight Saturday-Sunday.

“White Whale” is an embodiment of a pursuit of specific ideas. Individually, students grasp, understand, remember, forget, record or express a thought that is important to them. For many students, it is especially about where their passion is as a creator of objects. The exhibit includes photographs, mixed media installations, used motor oil, bronze sculptures, stylized illustrations, abstract paintings, printmaking techniques and multiples of images. Visual Arts Center Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday.

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