PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] —The David Winton Bell Gallery and the Department of Visual Art present the work of 38 young artists for the 31st annual Student Exhibition, on view from Saturday, Feb. 26, through Sunday, March 13, 2011. An opening reception will be held Friday, Feb. 25, from 7 to 10 p.m. The opening event and exhibition are free and open to the public.
Students submitted work in all media, including painting, sculpture, animation, and photography. Subtle portraits, obsessive constructions, abstract studies, and organic forms touch on topics from pop culture and recycling to urban decay and natural landscapes. The exhibition is open to all Brown students, offering them the valuable experience of showing their work within a professional setting. It also provides the Brown and Providence communities an opportunity to view works by talented young artists.
Artists represented in the exhibition are Gabriela Baiter, Arlando Battle, Genevieve Busby, Nicholas Carter, Alexander Currimjee, Leilani Diaz, Christina Fleischer, Diana Friedman, Anna Gaissert, Robert Gordon-Fogelson, Sarah Grimm, Aviva Grossman, John Haenle, David Hernandez, Ryan Hoskins, Erika Jung, Lauren Kent, Olivia Kirby, Amanda Lee, Jung Min Lee, Alejandra Lindstrom Peralta, Maria Macrina, Isabel Mattia, Anne Oram, Brice Peterson, Michael Price, Harry Reis, Nina Ruelle, Emily Sanford, Bridget Sauer, Jill Silverberg, Todd Stong, Alex Toyoshima, Randall Trang, Lamia Veerasamy, Kelly Winter, June Yoon, and Scotty Zane Carroll.
This year Lucky Leone and Olive Ahyens served as the guest jurors. Leone is a Providence-based artist and Rhode Island School of Design faculty member. He works in sculpture, digital media, and performance, often in combination. Ahyens is a Brooklyn-based painter. She has exhibited broadly in the United States, including a recent solo show at Volta (with the Frederieke Taylor Gallery).
The David Winton Bell Gallery, located on the first floor of List Art Center, 64 College St., is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and on Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, call 401-863-2932.