Gallery featuring “Best of Salve Students”

The Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery has announced the opening of “BOSS: Best of Salve Students 2013.” An awards ceremony and reception for the artists is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 in the gallery. All members of the University community are welcome to attend.

BOSS is an annual survey of outstanding student artwork drawn from the full spectrum of visual art courses taught on campus. This juried exhibition showcases creative achievement at all studio levels, from introductory to advanced, in a wide variety of media. This year’s show features photography, painting, drawing, ceramics, graphic design, illustration and interactive digital design.

The juror for this year’s exhibition is James Baker, Newport artist and professor emeritus of Providence College’s art department. The gallery will host Baker’s solo exhibition, “The Hermetic Museum,” in October.

BOSS runs through Fall Festival weekend and closes on the evening of Sunday, Sept. 29.

The gallery is handicap accessible with parking along Lawrence and Leroy avenues.  Its exhibits are open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays and noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The gallery is closed on Mondays.

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