Gardner-Webb School of Performing and Visual Arts Announces 2015 Undergraduate Exhibit

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Annual Art Show Opens March 26 in the Communication Study Hall Gallery

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – The Gardner-Webb University School of Performing and Visual Arts presents the 2015 Annual Undergraduate Art Exhibit showing in the Communication Studies Hall through April 7. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Various types of 2-D and 3-D artwork from undergraduate students who have taken art studio classes such as drawing I, painting, I, ceramics I, and printmaking will be on display during the department’s largest exhibit of the year. Awards for best works were announced at the opening reception.

“The 2015 Undergraduate Art Exhibit highlights a juried selection of work in charcoal, pastel, paint, ceramics, and sculpture,” said Doug Knotts, chair and professor of the University’s art department. “Some work even hangs from the ceiling. Come see what it is all about for yourself and support our talented student artists.”

During the opening reception on March 26, the following awards were announced:

1st Place – Virginia Priest “Still Life with Bird” Print
2nd Place – Ashley Bowen “Studio Study” Acrylic​
3rd Place – Tyler Myers “Bubbles” Acrylic
Honorable Mention – Virginia Priest “Untitled” Mobile
Honorable Mention – Myla Keever “Yellow Bottle” Pastel
Best In Show – Deborah Hamilton “Untitled” Majolica Plate

For more information about this exhibit, contact Sheila Bronner at 704-406-4656 or

Auxiliary aids will be made available to persons with disabilities upon request 48 hours prior to the event. Please call 704-406-4264 or email with your request.

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University offers a comprehensive academic experience that introduces students to the diverse world of ideas and to the people who think them, preparing them for professional success and for productive citizenship.