Graduated but not gone: Art Alumni display art on campus

Paint, metal, clay and cast; works of art utilizing all these mediums and more are currently on display in the Student Union Art Gallery. The UAA Alumni Art Exhibition, which opened on Wednesday, July 20, showcases the best works, both 2D and 3D, of UAA graduates completed within the past year.

A few of the artists featured in the show mingled at the opening reception the evening of July 20, between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Among them were Katie Bird and Jennifer Gray, who graduated last spring.

Bird, an arts alumnus with an emphasis in sculpture, has two pieces in the show, “Unrequited Lust” and “Antarctica and the Cosmos.” Both pieces were created with sculpted metal techniques she learned within her classes.

Having graduated with an emphasis on drawing, Gray’s two contributions to the show are 2D ink and watercolor pieces. “The Drum Sounds” and “Eject” are the first two pieces in a series of ink and watercolor works she created, inspired by music.

The UAA Alumni Art Exhibition will be on display until Thursday, July 28. The Student Union Art Gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.