Hamilton Gallery opens its annual BOSS Show, the first exhibition of the 2020-21 academic year
The Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of its BOSS Show 2020 (Best of Salve Student Show), which will run through Wednesday, September 30.
Each September, the Department of Art and Art History presents its 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.
“The BOSS Show is always the gallery’s first show of the year,” said Ernest Jolicoeur, assistant professor of art and gallery director of the Hamilton Gallery. “It celebrates student achievement and rallies the department together as a community. We really are a family that values our time together. This is particularly important at a time when we have so many barriers in our lives.”
This year’s show features a range of artwork from both art majors and non-art majors in the areas of photography, painting, drawing, illustration, ceramics, graphic design, sculpture and interactive media.
“The students invest an extraordinary amount of time in their creative work,” said Jolicoeur. “The BOSS Show provides a snapshot of the student experience and a platform for sharing their accomplishments with the public. The students are proud of their work, and we are proud of them.”
The Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery is handicap accessible. Due to the pandemic, its exhibits are open exclusively to members of the Salve Regina community, and the gallery’s capacity is now lowered to groups of eight. The gallery is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 to 6:00 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays from 11:00 to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4:00 p.m. The gallery is closed on Mondays.