Student art show set to open at Ivy Tech

EVANSVILLE- Ivy Tech Community College will host an opening reception for the Ivy Tech School of Fine Arts & Design Annual Student Show Friday, April, 1 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The reception will be held in Ivy Tech’s Bower-Suhrheinrich Conference Center (Room 107) at the main campus on First Ave. The awards recognition ceremony will begin at 6:00 p.m.

The student show will run from April 1, 2011- May 5, 2011, and is free and open to the public. It will feature work by Ivy Tech students in the Interior Design, Photography, Graphic Design, Web Design, and Video programs. In addition to the work displayed in the conference center, there will also be a variety of pieces displayed throughout the second floor of the main campus building.

Faculty from the School of Fine Arts & Design have selected winning pieces from each of the five programs represented at the show, including awards for Best of Show, Best of Interior Design, Best of Photography, Best of Graphic Design, Best of Web Design, and Best of Video. The 2011 Outstanding Graduates from the School of Fine Arts & Design will also be honored at the event.

“The opportunity to have their work featured in the student show really encourages students to strive for excellence, and it rewards them for all of their hard work,” said Visual Communications Program Chair Joe Hostetler. “It is also a great way for the community to see the caliber of creative work being created by our students; they have an enormous amount of drive and talent.”

About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech is the state’s largest public post-secondary institution and the nation’s largest singly-accredited statewide community college system with more than 200,000 students enrolled annually.  Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana.  It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana.  It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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