Re-opening of Worcester State University art gallery

Worcester State’s Renovated Art Gallery Opens with Fall Exhibit

October 24, 2011
By: WSU News

Students, faculty, staff, alumni and donors attended receptions for the first juried show in the renovated Gallery at WSU last week. Titled “The Global Perspective: Understanding the Past, Looking to the Future” to coordinate with the campus theme semester “Worcester and the World,” the show featured a wide range of work from artists throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Jurors’ choices include David Pollock, Town of Lake Cowichan; Leah Oates,Transitory Space, Beijing; Tom Grady, My House. Honorable mentions are Catherine Jaggi, Code Pink, Over and Out; Emily Sandagata, Working Family; Emily Somma, Somewhere Between; and Annie Bissett, The Great Wall.

The show runs through Thurs., December 1 and is free and open to the public.

A $25,000 grant from the Fletcher Foundation helped support the renovation project.

Click here to view a video interview with The Gallery’s curator, Dr. Catherine Wilcox-Titus, on the WSU YouTube Channel.

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