John J. Jacobs
"Visual Arts Student Show 2004" is exhibiting the work of
talented Mercer County Community College art students of all ages
at the college’s Gallery from April 26 through May 14. A free
opening reception will be held on Wednesday, April 28, from 5 to 7:30
According to Gallery Curator Tricia Fagan, this
year's show includes more than 180 works of fine and graphic arts
in media that run the gamut from contemporary paintings in oil,
acrylic, watercolor and ink to a range of classic and cutting-edge
photographic techniques. Sculptural designs, story boards, found-object
chairs, classic drawings, collaged images, and ceramic works are
Students in Mercer's Fine Arts and Graphic Arts
programs study with outstanding faculty members including Mel Leipzig,
Kyle Stevenson, Eric Kunsman, Terri McNichol, Michael Welliver,
Paula Swisher, Mark Stockton, John Sunkiskis, Gary Ell, Yevgeniy
Fiks, and Ingrid Jordan. The college offers associate degrees in
fine art, illustration, ceramics/sculpture, advertising design,
architecture, photography, and computer graphics.
Posters and postcards advertising the show were
designed through a competition among students in the college’s
advanced advertising design classes. Heather Thomann created the
winning design. Seven selected poster designs will be on display
as part of the exhibition.
at MCCC is located on the West Windsor Campus at 1200 Old Trenton
hours are Mondays 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
Wednesdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursdays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7
to 9 p.m., Fridays 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All exhibits are free and the
public is welcome. For more information, call 609-586-4800, ext.
3589 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For directions to the college visit
www.mccc.edu or contact Security at 609-586-4800, ext. 3503.
by Megan DiFranco
Gallery is funded in part by the Mercer County Cultural and
Heritage Commission through funding from the Mercer County Chosen
Freeholders and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Department
of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.