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August Issue 2006
Haywood County Arts Council in Waynesville, NC, Features MFA Exhibit by Western Carolina University Students
The Haywood County Arts
Council in Waynesville, NC, will present the, MFA in Fine Arts
Exhibition, at the Council's Gallery 86. The exhibit features
works by 19 artists with diverse styles representing the comprehensive
Master of Fine Arts degree program at Western Carolina University
at Cullowhee, NC. The exhibit features works by Heidi Leitzke,
Sarah Noble, Tai Lipan, Kristen Sullivan, William Clements, Greg
McPherson, Kelledy Francis, Jennifer Lipsey, Jasmine Sadki, Andy
Cline, Karen Dunn, Sally Jacobs, Susan Lucier, Kathryn Temple,
Travis Weller, Skip Ward, Megan Rice, Linda Larsen, and Tara O'Loughlin
In continuation with the MFA thesis exhibition at the Fine Art Museum in the Fine & Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University, Gallery 86 will host nineteen artists of the MFA graduate program in a collaborative exhibit.
At the core of Master of Fine Arts study at Western Carolina University is the relationship between motivated emerging artists accepted into the MFA program and the experience of professional faculty. Graduate students benefit from internationally acclaimed artists and critics who challenge their ideas and stimulate their individual visions. The focus of the MFA is a ten-week Summer Intensive program dedicated to establishing a full artistic environment. During three intense periods of study, between June and August, students and faculty engage in discourse on various issues including the function of contemporary criticism and theory, the nature of current national and international exhibitions, and the critique of studio work that is being created.
For further information check our NC Institutional Gallery listings, call the gallery at 828/452-0593 or at (www.haywoodarts.org).
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