The Senior Thesis Art Exhibition, an annual exhibition showcasing the work of Gonzaga University’s graduating art majors, will open with a free public reception to preview the work from 7-9 p.m., Thursday, April 17 at the Jundt Art Museum. The exhibition officially opens to the public on Friday, April 18 in the Jundt Galleries.
The Senior Exhibition marks the culmination of the Gonzaga art department’s Bachelor of Arts degree program. Participating students are required to submit a portfolio of work and share the responsibilities of all aspects of the exhibit. A diverse collection of drawings, paintings, prints, and ceramics will be displayed through May 10.
The student-artists featured in the 2008 Senior Thesis Art Exhibition are Todd Arnold, Spokane; Michael Baldwin, Naches, Wash.; Terry Brinton, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; Catherine Daze, Santa Ana, Calif.; Corey Freuen, Spokane; Clayton Hemmingson, Bremerton, Wash.; Jessica Hertz, Spokane; Ann Kilzer, Missoula, Mont.; Danielle Kirby, Athena, Ore.; Kimberly Klinger, Alpine, Calif.; Cristin Leverson, Richland, Wash.; Ashlin Mears, Duluth, Minn.; Ramona Nunez, Tucson, Ariz.; Julie Smetana, Lansford, N.D.; Kristen Smith, Spokane; Laura Yaskell, Anchorage, Alaska; and John Yerden, Spokane.
“Pam Ingalls: Ah Life!” will continue in the Jundt Art Museum’s Arcade Gallery through July 31.
The museum’s exhibitions are free and open to the public from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and noon- 4 p.m. on Saturdays. Closed Sundays and school holidays. For more information, please contact Karen Kaiser, assistant curator for education, at (509) 323-6613 or via e-mail.