Student art exhibition to showcase multimedia work and preview Bachelor of Fine Arts projects

Fine Arts,

On Thursday, November 16, the Lake Erie College Fine Arts department will open its doors for the Fall Student Exhibition, displaying previews of Bachelor of Fine Arts student capstones and other original student artwork, including sculpture, drawing, painting and mixed media objects.

The work of senior BFA candidates Callie Berg and Angelica Maggio will be featured at the exhibition’s opening reception in the B.K. Smith Gallery of the Royce Hall for the Fine and Performing Arts from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

“The BFA is the capstone curriculum designed to launch young artists into a career in the visual arts,” said Nancy Prudic, Professor of Visual Arts. “During the year long course of study, they produce their own body of work, design the PR material for the exhibition, install the exhibition, write their artist statements and speak about the work at the opening reception, which they plan.”

These budding artists have chosen challenging themes for their exhibits.

Berg’s 3D artwork captures connections that develop a person over their lifetime, consisting predominately of plaster, a malleable medium valued for its detailed finish. Maggio offers a realistic, thoughtful perspective on the complexities of modern society through her photo series titled "Open Your Eyes To..."

To learn more about the Fall Exhibition or the BFA at Lake Erie College, contact Nancy Prudic at 440-375-7452 or

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