The Department of Art and Design at Anderson University will kick-off the semester with an opening reception on Saturday, Sept. 4, from 3-5 p.m. for Sarah Jantzi: Drawings and the Foundations Exhibition in the Jessie C. Wilson Gallery in the Krannert Fine Arts Center. The fall semester will feature monthly exhibitions which will showcase guest artists, students and alumni.
Jantzi, an Indiana artist, will have her solo exhibit of recent drawings and paintings on display in the Main Gallery at Wilson Gallery from Sept. 3-25. Jantzi has a B.A. in Medical Illustration from Indiana University and an M.F.A. in Painting from American University. She currently works as an Assistant Professor of Art at Valparaiso University. The observed and invented plant forms in Sarah's work reflect a reverence for the formal rhythms found within the natural world as well as stories of the human condition. [Photo on left: Sarah Jantzi, Thaw, 2010.]
The Foundations Exhibition from Sept. 3-25, showcases selected foundation student work from the Department of Art and Design 2009-10 academic year and will display in the Hallway Gallery at Wilson Gallery. Areas of study represented in the exhibition include 2-D and 3-D design, drawing, and color theory.
Daily Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Anderson University is a private Christian university of 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students in central Indiana. Anderson continues to be recognized as a top Christian college: in 2010, U.S. News and World Report ranked Anderson University among the best colleges and universities in the Midwest for the seventh consecutive year. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, Anderson University offers more than 65 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, education, music, nursing and theology.