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Juried Student Art Exhibition at Peeler Art Center Through Feb. 28

Juried Student Art Exhibition at Peeler Art Center Through Feb. 28

February 1, 2018

DePauw University’s annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opens today, Thursday, February 1, and runs through Sunday, February 28. The campus-wide exhibition features drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, ceramic, and new media works created by DePauw students.

This year's guest juror is Elsy Benitez, assistant curator at the Herron Galleries at Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI). Awards will be announced during the show's opening reception this afternoon from 4:15 - 5:30 in the Visual Arts Gallery of the Richard E. Peeler Art Center.

 Benitez has more than 10 years of experience in curating exhibitions and working with a variety of institutions, most notably "Documenta 13", an international art festival in Germany, as an artist assistant, and at the Art Institute of Chicago assisting in the research of the Laszlo Moholy-Nagy exhibition.  Currently, she is the assistant curator of the galleries at Herron School of Art and Design. She received her M.A. in cultural studies with a focus on contemporary art from University of Leeds, England in 2013 and a B.A. in women’s studies and art history from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Her research is focused on representations of intimacy, community, and identity.

The galleries at the Richard E. Peeler Art Center are open Monday-through-Friday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; and Sunday 1 – 5 p.m., and are closed during University breaks and holidays.  Please visit our website for more information about special events associated with this exhibition.