Sunday, April 03rd, 2016 | Author:
Art Majors are ‘Primed’ for Final Show

unnamed (1)Seventeen graduating art majors will display their capstone art projects April 7-May 7 at the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art. A free, public reception opens “Primed: Westmont Senior Art Exhibition 2016” on Thursday, April 7, from 4-6 p.m.

“The student’s year-long senior projects span a variety of media and scale,” says Nathan Huff, associate professor of art at Westmont. “This exhibition features paintings, printmaking, photography and video. The show also features student explorations in three-dimensional works including installation, performance, furniture construction, and wearable sculpture.”

This year’s senior show includes Molly Beans of Boulder, Colo.; Esther Bent of San Juan Capistrano; Emma Doremus of Fort Worth, Texas; Betsy Freeman of Englewood, Colo.; Kailie Grinder of Honolulu; Aria Hamann of Grants Pass, Ore.; Alexandra Kutcher of Tigard, Ore.; Angela Lowe of Irvine; Alexis Jean Moore of Concord; Brian Mull of Newport Beach; Allie Reilly of New Braunfels, Teunnamed (2) xas; Fernanda Rivera of Poza Rica, Mexico; Frances Rozhko of Santa Barbara; Claire Vance of Newport Beach; Max Vincent of Carpinteria; Wendy Waldrop of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and Taylor Williams of Winter Springs, Fla.

“It is a delight to watch these art majors investigate themes that reflect their personal journeys and diverse perspectives, and to see their robust production of art work that embody these ideas,” Huff says.

The exhibition is sponsored by Francie and Ken Jewesson. The museum is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. It is closed Sundays and college holidays. For more information, please visit or contact the museum at (805) 565-6162.

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