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Final Week to View Faculty, Student Exhibitions at UW Art Museum

March 10, 2017
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Student works such as these can be seen through Saturday, March 18, at the UW Art Museum. (UW Art Museum Photo)

The 42nd annual Juried UW Student Exhibition and the UW Art Department Faculty Exhibition will close Saturday, March 18, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

The annual Juried UW Student Exhibition is open to any student enrolled at UW during the current academic year. This includes any in-state student enrolled through the Outreach School. A juror from outside the state is invited each year to select the exhibition. This year, Catharine Clark, owner of Catharine Clark Gallery in San Francisco, Calif., juried the exhibition.

For the 42nd annual Juried UW Student Exhibition, 72 students submitted 184 original works of art, from which 57 works by 30 students were selected.

Each year, UW administration and departments, in addition to businesses and individuals, provide cash and purchase awards that recognize and support the creative work of UW students.

Award-winning students, listed by hometowns, are:

Bakersfield, Calif. -- Hannah Sease.

Boulder, Colo. -- Brigid Grund.

Cheyenne -- Curtis Holcomb and Tamara Rodgers.

Cody -- Olivia Christensen.

Dallas, Texas -- Jessica Beilharz.

Gillette -- Cody Anderson, Tad Anderson, Jandey Shackelford and Kathryn Yarkosky.

Greybull -- Ezra Hanson.

Jackson -- Bayly Poor.

Laramie -- Sydney Edwards, Jacob Harkins, Billy Harris, Narissa Kennedy, Jamie Lindsey and Cathy Moen.

Quincy, Ill. -- Naomi Peterson.

Rock Springs -- Sarah Drong.

Saratoga -- Shay Neville.

Torrance, Calif. -- Taylor Hannon.

The triennial UW Art Department Faculty Exhibition showcases the creative work of the department’s faculty. Artwork includes painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, graphic design and mixed media.

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The triennial UW Art Department Faculty Exhibition is on view through Saturday, March 18, at the UW Art Museum. (UW Art Museum Photo)

Participating faculty members are Diana Baumbach, Ashley Hope Carlisle, Peter C. Fine, Brandon Gellis, Leah Hardy, Margaret Haydon, David Jones, Patrick Kikut, Ricki Klages, Mark Ritchie, Rani Robison, Bailey Russel, Doug Russell and Shelby Shadwell. Individually, Department of Art faculty members exhibit their work in national and international venues; the UW Art Department Faculty Exhibition is a unique opportunity to view their new work collectively.

For more information about the Art Museum, call (307) 766-6622, visit the website at, or follow the museum on Facebook.

Through its “Museum as Classroom” approach, the UW Art Museum places art at the center of learning for all ages. Located in the Centennial Complex at 2111 Willett Drive in Laramie, the museum is open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday hours are extended to 7 p.m. February through April and September through November. Admission is free.

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