UNC Asheville Holds Ninth Annual Multimedia Arts and Sciences Juried Student Exhibition
Fri, 04/02/2010 - 9:31am
UNC Asheville's Ninth Annual Multimedia Arts and Sciences Juried Student Exhibition will be on view April 9-26 at UNC Asheville's Highsmith University Union Gallery. An opening reception will be held from 3-6 p.m. Friday, April 9, in the gallery. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
UNC Asheville students will present original new media works, including 2D and 3D animation, interactive art, web applications and video. The student work will represent a host of subjects, from personal expression to professional application, from exploring ideas in communication to information technology, media science, architecture, literature and music.
"Everyone is invited to visit the Highsmith University Union Gallery, where they will have the opportunity to explore the excellent student work that continues to define new media, realizing 21st-century art and design in new creative directions," said Lorraine Walsh, UNC Asheville associate professor and director of Multimedia Arts and Sciences Program.
Internationally recognized multimedia artist Barry Jones served as juror for the annual exhibit. Jones, who is an associate professor of new media at Austin Peay University, is a digital video and sound artist with far ranging interests in music, the history of film and new technologies. He is internationally known for his video installation and has exhibited works in the United States, Turkey, Brazil and Spain.
The gallery is located on the lower level of UNC Asheville's Highsmith University Union. The exhibition is free and open to the public from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends.
For more information, call UNC Asheville's Multimedia Arts and Sciences Program at 828/350-4567.