Annual Visual Arts Graduate Research Exhibition starting March 25


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania — The 2022 Annual Visual Arts Graduate Research Exhibition will be on view March 25-April 17 at the HUB Gallery on the campus of Penn State’s University Park. Established in 1986, the Graduate School’s superior research exhibition places particular emphasis on communicating research and creative endeavor to a general audience and provides an opportunity for professional development by encouraging students to showcase their work. to new audiences.

All are welcome to the opening walk from 2-4 p.m. on March 25 to meet current graduate visual arts students and learn about their studio practices. The Exhibition Visual Arts option is designed for students who are required to create studio work as part of their graduate program and gives applicants the opportunity to demonstrate the significance of their creative ideas and research to jurors from outside their field who rate the works and award prizes.

This year’s annual Visual Arts Graduate Research Exhibition features a variety of works that tell the personal experiences of six different candidates. With a wide range of mediums from ceramic to paint and fiber, each piece is compelling in its own way and demonstrates the diversity of Penn State graduate student artistic pursuits. Student work uses creative symbolism to address critical issues such as the objectification of women, ecological concerns, and a wide range of intimate personal struggles.

The Penn State community is encouraged to visit the exhibit in person at the HUB Gallery to experience this diverse collection of artwork. The HUB Gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and admission is free for all, always.

The HUB-Robeson Galleries, a unit of student affairs at Penn State, welcomes and encourages visits from class groups, offices, and student organizations. Guided tours by students and staff are available; email [email protected], if interested. University COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.

For more information about this exhibit and others, visit the HUB-Robeson Galleries website or call 814-865-2563. Stay up to date with HUB-Robeson Galleries by subscribing to the Listserv or follow HUB-Robeson Galleries on Instagram @hubrobesongalleries.


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