Apr 02, 2012

HACC students show work in Honors Exhibit

HARRISBURG – The annual Honors Exhibit featuring the best work of HACC art students will be on display Wednesday, April 11, to Friday, May 4, in the Rose Lehrman Art Gallery on HACC’s Harrisburg Campus. Many of the works are for sale.
The first two weeks of the show, April 11-20, will be comprised of photography, computer art, three-dimensional design, two-dimensional design, illustration and printmaking. A reception for the artists in this segment will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, April 19.
The second two weeks, April 25-May 4, includes graphic design, drawing, painting, glass, ceramics and jewelry. A reception for the artists in the second segment will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, May 3. Awards will be presented during the receptions.
As many as 1,000 works were submitted by students for consideration in the show. Art faculty carefully juried the submissions and selected the best 100 works for the Honors Exhibit.  
HACC has an active art department with about 400 art majors and a large number of non-majors. HACC’s art department offers courses in traditional media such as painting, drawing, photography and ceramics. More unusual course offerings are glass blowing, jewelry and typography. At HACC, students may elect to take a transfer major, such as fine arts or art and design or may elect to take a career program, such as photography or graphic design. More information about HACC art programs can be found at www.hacc.edu under Academics.
All Rose Lehrman Art Gallery events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5-7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, or by appointment.
For more information, call 780-2435 or email Kim Banister, gallery curator, at kebanist@hacc.edu. Or go to the Rose Lehrman Art Gallery at www.hacc.edu.