FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 19, 2012
WINTER PARK, FL–With great pride, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, in collaboration with the Department of Art and Art History at Rollins College, is pleased to announce the opening of Menagerie, an exhibition to debut the work of eleven senior art majors from the class of 2012, on Friday, April 20th from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm. This event is free and open to the public.
Briana Angelo, Rachel Birkentall, Nattakun Charoenkul, Clark Hall, Leandra Lima, Senny Luu, Anne Patrick, Samantha Rosen, Grigorios Sarantis, Sarah Ann Showell, and Natascha Vazquez are the senior art students presenting in the show. Menagerie is the culmination of their artistic efforts and accomplishments over the past four years. The exhibition includes a variation of mediums such as: painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, mixed media, and digital art. These students have also worked together to design the invitation and promote the opening of their show as emerging artists in the community.
The exhibition was juried by Rollins College Professors Joshua Almond, Dana Hargrove, Dawn Roe, and Rachel Simmons, and by Dr. Jonathan F. Walz, Curator and Interim Director of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum. The jurors' selections exemplify the students' talents, technical prowess, and ingenuity.
Menagerie will be on view at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum through May 13, 2012. For more information please call Joshua Almond at 407.646.2498 or visit the museum website at cfam.rollins.edu.
Located on the campus of Rollins College near downtown Winter Park, the Cornell's gallery hours are: Tuesday–Friday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., and Saturday & Sunday 12–5 p.m. Admission is $5.00 for adults. Free to CFAM members, Rollins College faculty and staff, all students with current ID, and children. For additional information, please call 407.646.2526 or visit cfam.rollins.edu to see a complete listing of exhibitions and events at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum.
Founded in 1885, Rollins College is Florida's oldest recognized college, and is consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges". Rollins offers full-time undergraduate programs in the liberal arts. Rollins's Evening Program, the Hamilton Holt School, serves the Central Flroida community by offering exceptional undergraduate and graduate degree programs during evenings and weekends to students diverse in age, experience, and professional develpment. the Crummer Graduate School of Business is ranked a top MBA program by Forbes and Bloomberg Businessweek. For more information about Rollins, visit www.rollins.edu.
Contact: Joshua Almond