Exhibition Highlights

GVSU Art Gallery, 1121 Performing Arts Center:

Echoes of the Ancient World: Adaptations of the Classical Tradition
January 9 - March 3, 2006 - In a collaborative effort between the Classics and Art History Departments, Professors Melissa Morison and Sigrid Danielson explored the continuation and influence of classical design throughout the centuries.

School of Communication Photography Senior Thesis:  Through Silence Broken
April 17-29, 2006
Photographs shown by Stefanie Caloia, Elizabeth Campbell, Ryan R. Copping, Danielle Evans, Alison Ewing, Jaslyn Gilbert, Katie Gregory, Lyall Johnson, Kevin Michael Schmitz, Philip Siefker, Rachelle R. Terpstra, Chris Vanderlip, and Patrick Wisniewski.

Sources and Resources: Works in Textiles and Metals
June 5 - September 22, 2006 -  The exhibition included art by Ann Baddeley Keister, Patricia Nelson, Anne McKenzie Nickolson, and Margaret Jo Morasco who work in textiles and metals. Each of these artist's work is informed by travel and collecting and references specific sources including fine and decorative European and American art as well as ethnographic objects.

Ancient Sites Revisited: Watercolors of Egypt by Rana Chalabi
October 4 - November 3, 2006 - Syrian-born, Cairo-based Rana Chalabi had created a body of new work depicting views of Egypt following the tradition of 19th century Scottish artist David Roberts

Red Wall Gallery, Lake Ontario Hall:

19th Century Views of Egypt by David Roberts, On Loan from Erwin Raible, NY
October 4 - November 3, 2006 - A selection of 34 hand-colored prints by Scottish artist, David Robers (1796-1864) depicting scenes he encountered on his travels through Egypt was displayed on the Red Wall Gallery in Lake Ontario Hall. The exhibit was organized to compliment the Fall Arts Celebration exhibit, Ancient Sites Revisited: Watercolors of Egypt by Rana Chalabi.

BFA Exhibition:  Strata Sphere
November 13-16, 2006
Emily Koehler - Printmaker
Chris Scamehorn - Ceramist

BFA Exhibition:  busted communities
November 27-30, 2006
Christina Strybis - Ceramist
Jules Schmuker - Printmaker

School of Communication Photography Senior Thesis:  nexus, a visual connection
December 4-15, 2006
Photography shown by Sara Bobeldyk, Peter Braaksma, Tiffany Compton, Lacey Daniels, Kim Ennis, Jill Ettema, Kimberly Jablon, Chris Markus, Jessica Noll, Jenna Rose Noseda, Maggie Porter, Sara Rademacher, Mary J. Rea, Jen Spychalski, Douglas Titus, Emily Tokarski, Elizabeth Walsh, and Sylwia Zineiwicz.