Fresh Meat

Fresh Meat

Humboldt State University First Street Gallery is pleased to present, FRESH MEAT: HSU Young Alumni, on exhibit from July 3rd through August 12th, 2010. The exhibition is billed by First Street Gallery as a clear demonstration of the excellent career preparation that Humboldt State University offers its Art Majors.

Art is one of the highest enrolled majors at the HSU campus. HSU’s Art Department offers classes with 25 full and part-time instructors, multiple, well equipped studio facilities and several campus showcases that enable undergraduates to enjoy an early experience of presenting their works to the public.  Additionally, students enrolled in the Art Department’s Museum and Gallery Practices Program gain practical, hands-on experience as they design, coordinate and curate exhibits at First Street Gallery.  The current exhibition. FRESH MEAT: HSU Young Alumni , is curated by two of the participating artists, Heather Cruce and Annakatrin Kraus, who were selected to produce the show. 

“The alumni participating in this show have all developed to a point where they are working at a professional level as artists,” states First Street Gallery Director Jack Bentley.  “All 15 participants demonstrate real evidence of artistic success.  Crucial to their success, however, are the less tangible qualities they all share—a dedication and commitment to making art as a way of life and a deep engagement with their work on poetic and intellectual levels.”

Participating artists are: 

Michael Batty
Michael Batty-painting

Heather Cruce
Heather Cruce - ceramics & video

Dorian Daneau
Dorian Daneau - ceramic & aluminium sculpture

Jennifer Divine
Jennifer Divine - painting

Kelley Donahue
Kelley Donahue -  ink  & watercolor

Kacie Flynn
Kacie Flynn - painting

Dan Hapgood
Dan Hapgood - jewelry

Annakatrin Kraus
Annakatrin Kraus - ceramic sculpture

Elizabeth Lipski
Elizabeth Lipski - jewelry

Ruth Miller
Ruth Miller - printmaking

Toni Moss
Toni Moss - bronze sculpture & fibers

Jimmie Nord
Jimmie Nord - sculpture

Charissa Schulze
Charissa Schulze - printmaking

Seth Simpson
Seth Simpson - ceramic pottery

Victoria Viramontes
Victoria Viramontes -  painting

April Zariczny
April Zariczny - small metals


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