College’s Annual Senior Capstone Art Exhibition opens April 13

After nearly four years of class, projects and smaller exhibitions, Marietta College’s graduating art students are ready for their biggest show of their careers.

Marietta College’s Art Department is proud to present the annual Senior Capstone Exhibition, “Not Formed in a Day.” The exhibition begins with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m., Friday, April 13 in the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The show will run until May 13.

The 13 seniors being showcased in this exhibition will display a variety of medium and talents during the show.

Anthony Azzi ’12 (Ashley, Ohio) is focusing on figure studies commenting on the temporary state of life called “Sincerity of a Moment.”

Melanie Boyd ’12 (Shrewsbury, W.Va.) is creating the identity, map, T-shirts, and signage for a fictional amusement park based on West Virginia tourism and history called “Spruce Knob.”

Mary Crotty ’12 (South Euclid, Ohio) is focusing on making literature more appealing through the use of thermal paper collage of famous authors.

Elizabeth Galloway ’12 (Ravenswood, W.Va.) is creating materials for a fictional Shakespearean theatre called “Willy Shakes.”

Francesca Gionfriddo ’12 (Milton, Mass.) is doing a painting series on the life and story of Anne Boleyn.

Misty Gray ’12 (Armstrong Mills, Ohio) is creating an original comic book series and story called “Pello Deonte: Elkwood.”

Sean Kenny ’12 (Cleveland, Ohio) is creating materials for an event called “Fright Fight Wrestling,” a wrestling event depicting vintage horror characters.

Heather Lang ’12 (Findlay, Ohio) is designing an animal treat and toy how-to book called “From Hand To Paw” and an accompanying website.

Megan McGregor ’12 (Belle Vernon, Pa.) is designing a product line of potted succulents called “Desert Rose Ceramics.”

Corryn Muench ’12 (Cold Spring, Ky.) is designing the materials for an environmentally sustainable fast food restaurant concept called “Modern Monkey.”

Peter Santagate ’12 (Venetia, Pa.) is creating graffiti images targeting issues in American society.

Grace Wang ’12 (Beijing, China) is creating a line of handmade bridal apparel named “Good Memory.”

Nathan Zarnoski ’12 (Fairview Park, Ohio) is creating a ceramic model, drawings, and process documentation of a miniature golf course called “5 Elements.”

The exhibition is free and open to the public with regular gallery hours of 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Monday-Friday, and 1-10 p.m. on Saturday-Sunday. The Hermann Fine Arts Center is handicapped accessible. For more information: (740) 376-4688.