Student art gallery postponed

By Emily Smith

A proposal was approved last semester for a student art exhibition in the Student Union and Memorial College Center. However, the walls remain empty.

Selected student artwork from the Art, Music and Theater department’s annual juried exhibit was to be displayed throughout the second floor of the Student Union and the second floor entrance into the Memorial College Center.

But the artists will now have to wait until funding is reallocated to this initiative.

“The funding for the student art exhibit is still in the works,” Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students Andrew Dies said in an email. “Until that funding is acquired, the exhibit can’t move forward.”

A selection committee consisting of administrators and student representatives had already finalized which pieces would be included and notified student artists that their work would be featured.

Dies went on to explain that the student work may be displayed at the new student health center location in the future.