Senior studio art exhibition on display at Melvin Art Gallery
LAKELAND, Fla. (March 23, 2005) - Florida Southern College's Department of Art and Art History presents its Senior Studio Art Show in the Melvin Art Gallery beginning April 1 and running through April 11. An opening night reception begins at 6 p.m. on April 1.
Daniel Stetson, Director of the Polk Museum of Art, will jury this show, which features the work of graduating studio-art majors. Stetson will give a brief talk and present the recipients of the John R. Reuter Art Awards. John Reuter, a former English professor at the college, annually funds these awards for graduating studio art students. The awards will be announced at 8 p.m.
The Melvin Art Gallery is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and during intermissions of most performances of the FSC Fine Arts Series. Admission is free.
About Florida Southern College
Founded in 1885, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive, United Methodist college with a liberal arts core. The college maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 38 undergraduate majors and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio, provides strong student/faculty mentorship programs, boasts 24 NCAA Division II national championships, and is ranked by U. S. News and World Report as one of the top ten Southern Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelors. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is the home of the world's largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.