MCCC Gallery to Host Fine Arts Students
Exhibit Apr. 27-May 13


West Windsor, N.J. -- The outstanding artistic talent of Mercer County Community College's Visual Arts students will be beautifully showcased in this year's "MCCC Visual Arts Students Exhibition," on display from Tuesday, April 27 to Thursday, May 13. An Opening Reception takes place on April 29, 5 - 7:30 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public and takes place at The Gallery at MCCC, located on the second floor of the college's Communications Building on the West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.

More than 120 works of art in a wide variety of styles and medium contributed by 50 students will be on display, including raku, sculpture, paintings, prints, graphic designs, photographs and ceramics. Observes MCCC Gallery Director Tricia Fagan, "This exhibit includes just a sampling of the terrific work created by Mercer students studying in the college's Fine and Visual Arts programs. At the Opening Reception, members of the community will have an opportunity to meet these talented student artists, as well as many of the college's art faculty."

This year's winning Student Exhibition postcard was designed by Natalia Aviles, a student in the Advertising Design III class of Associate Professor Tina LaPlaca.

Gallery hours are Tuesdays, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.; 2 - 4 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.; Wednesdays, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.; and Thursdays, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. and 4:30 - 6 p.m. For more information, call the Gallery at 609-570-3589 or visit the college's website here.

This show is supported, in part, by the Mercer County Cultural & Heritage Commission through a grant funded by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, and the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Melissa Wheeler's "Duck Tea Anyone?"

Christa Schneider's "Owl"
Frank Bardachino's "Quiet Studio
Joe Accardi's "Breathing Life Into Devices"
Beverly Ardos Fredericks' "Puzzle Piece"
Ben Knight's "Decay"
Meghan Yake's "Twin"

Patty Bumbera's "Photography Class"

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