The College of Arts, Education, and Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is hosting their annual Spring Art Crawl at several campus locations on Thursday, Feb. 13, from 5 - 7 p.m. The event is designed to showcase the artwork of ULM's talented students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Admission to the art crawl is free and the public is invited to to attend. There will also be light refreshments throughout the different locations across campus.
The participating galleries are The Walker Gallery, CAES Dean's Conference Room Gallery, Bry Art Gallery, Bry Gallery reception area, the Stubbs Hall senior art student studios, and a sculpture walk extending from the ULM Library to Walker Hall. Each gallery is curated in a fashion that highlights the wide variety of artwork that the artists and students create throughout the year.
The Dean’s Conference Room will host an exhibition of photography by Prajal Prasai, senior editor of The Hawkeye campus newspaper. Prasai’s work consists of photos of his native country of Nepal and award-winning photos of New York City.
The show in The Walker Gallery highlights the ULM Art Program’s ongoing and in-class work, featuring notes on each student’s creative-thinking process. These include paintings, pottery, sculpture, prints and photographs.
Bry Gallery will display the 27th Annual Jr./Sr. High School Art Competition. The awards ceremony for the high school students begins at 6 p.m. The Bry Gallery reception area will feature recent oil paintings by Kelli Sims, adjunct instructor of art at ULM.
The senior art students’ studios in Stubbs Hall will be open for visitors to meet the artists and observe their works in progress.
A new exhibition of public art sculptures will be installed along a walk between the University Library and Walker Hall. Art students exhibiting their sculptures include Kaitlyn Vaughan, Lexi Smith, Donna Glennon, Brandon Ward, and Elysabeth Peoples.
Dr. Joni Noble, professor of ULM's School of Visual and Performing Arts, cannot wait for her students to show off their artwork to the community.
She says, "I am so proud of our ULM art majors and all of their efforts to constantly remain on the creative path. I hope everyone can attend our ULM Art Crawl and meet these talented artists."
For more information about ULM's Spring Art Crawl, click here.