Weaver Gallery Hosts the Biggest Art Show of the Year

The Bethel College Weaver Gallery is proud to host the 2013 senior thesis shows. The opening reception is on Friday, April 5 from 5-7 p.m. and will feature the work of 10 seniors: Hannah Beamer, Desiree Delgado, Kayla DiGirolamo, Evan Giles, Michelle Hines, NaRa Lee, Lindsay Marks, Caitlyn Ramirez, Samantha Ratner and Brandon Vance. The show will be held in the Weaver Gallery in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center. The show will be open April 6 to May 4, Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed Sundays.

“The quantity and quality of the senior thesis show is amazing and will be the biggest show of the year!” says Laura Anderson, administrative assistant for the department of visual arts.

The senior thesis show is a culmination of overall course and advanced studio work; weekly critiques; discussions with faculty and peers; and the development of concept, creation and preparation of thesis works. Presented works range from digital photography, painting, sculpture, video and ceramics.

The event is free and open to the community. For more information, contact the department of visual arts at 574.807.7022 or VisualArt@BethelCollege.edu.

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 70 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,000 includes students from 34 states and Puerto Rico, 19 countries, more than 25 denominations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. In addition to its beautifully wooded 75-acre main campus in Mishawaka, Ind., Bethel also offers specific academic programs at sites in Elkhart, Ind., Fort Wayne, Ind., Dowagiac, Mich., and St. Joseph, Mich. Nursing programs are also offered in cooperation with Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind.