|Manhattanville College to Host Studio Art Faculty and Alumni Exhibits in Campus Galleries|
|Wednesday, August 22, 2012|
Purchase, NY — The Manhattanville College will host a Studio Art Alumni Show in the Brownson Gallery as its first exhibit of the year. The show runs August 27 to October 12 and will feature three prominent alumni: Chris Manning, Joyce Chan and Alex Doolan.
The opening reception for the exhibit is Wednesday, August 29 at 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the
Brownson Gallery. There will talks by the artists from 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The featured alumni work in many different media, including sculpture, drawing, photography, collage, and painting.
Manning's art conveys a sense of contemplation and nostalgia, allowing the viewer to connect on both a personal and aesthetic level, while Chan examines the physical and emotional conditions of certain objects. Doolan paints to tell stories.
The Arthur M. Berger Gallery will hold an opening reception on September 7, 2012 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for the Studio Art Faculty Art Exhibition. The show will run through October 24.
"We have such a talented faculty at Manhattanville, and we wanted to take the opportunity to showcase their various passions in our first exhibit of the academic year," Gallery Director Tim Ross said. "Each professor is doing such different and diverse work that it will be great to see them all displayed in one gallery."
About Manhattanville College:
Manhattanville College (www.manhattanville.edu) is an independent, co-educational liberal arts institution dedicated to academic excellence and social and civic action. Manhattanville prepares students to be ethical and socially-responsible leaders in a global community. Located just 30 minutes from New York City, Manhattanville serves 1,700 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students from more than 50 countries and 30 states. Founded in 1841, the College offers more than 50 undergraduate areas of study in the arts and sciences, and offers graduate programs in Education, Business, Writing, Liberal Studies, as well as Continuing and Executive Education programs.
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