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Artists explore new trends in jewelry, small metals in ‘Convergence’ exhibition

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Art_IconThe Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art presents Convergence: Survey of Contemporary Jewelry & Small Metals from October 4 to November 8 in the University Gallery at Georgia Southern University’s Center for Art & Theatre. The exhibition includes an artist lecture by Angela Bubash on Thursday, October 17, at 5 p.m. in the Visual Arts Building, Room 2071, followed immediately by an artist reception in the gallery. The events are free, and the public is welcome.

Convergence: Survey of Contemporary Jewelry & Small Metals presents a unique look at the various aesthetics and techniques being featured within contemporary jewelry and small metals. Focusing on five internationally renowned artists, the exhibition highlights work ranging from art jewelry to functional jewelry to small sculpture.

“We are so fortunate to have this group of artists exhibiting at Georgia Southern,” said Marc Mitchell, the Department’s gallery director. “These five artists are renowned within their field and have shown throughout the country, as well as abroad. The exhibition is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate all that is possible within jewelry and small metals.”

Artists in the exhibition include Angela Bubash, a lecturer at Appalachian State University; Susan Ganch, an associate professor at Virginia Commonwealth University; Andrea Kennington, a metalsmith and cofounder of NC Black; Alison Pack, an associate professor at Radford University; and Christina Smith, a professor at California State University at Fullerton.

Gallery Programming is supported by Student Activity Fees; all events are free and open to the public.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Georgia Southern University will honor reasonable requests for accommodations.  The Center for Art & Theatre is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and by appointment.

For more information on this exhibition and other gallery programming provided by the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, visit the Center for Art & Theatre’s website.

The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art is housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. CLASS, the University’s College of the Creative Mind, prepares students to achieve academic excellence, develop their analytical skills, enhance their creativity, and embrace their responsibilities as citizens of their communities, their nations, and the world.


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