An art student exhibit is currently on display in the Janice Beeler Ford Student Art Gallery at the University of Pikeville.
“This annual show includes what are considered outstanding examples of artwork from studio classes of the previous year,” said Pat Kowalok, professor of art. “It is an honor to be included in this exhibit.”
Students whose work is on display in the Ford Gallery include Corey Adams, Nicholas Jeter, Lucas Oliveira, Courtney Haney, Allyson Gibson, Eleanor Hollingsworth, Jamil Elisis, Kelly Kilburn, Skyler Little, Jarred Sisco, Jenna Grandy, Robert Gilliam, Lorraine Hampton, Megan Smith, Lauren Ross, Corey Marsh and Givon Walden.
The selected works demonstrate the highest levels of technique and vision and include graphite, ink, water-soluble pencil, charcoal, oil paints, acrylic paints, mixed media and tempera.
Corey Adams is the recipient of this year’s Janice Beeler Ford Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts for his work in 2D design. A reception honoring the artists will be held Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in the gallery located in Allara Library. Everyone is welcome.
The gallery is dedicated to the memory of Janice B. Ford who taught at the university for many years. In the classroom, Ford fostered an environment of encouragement and support for all students to experience the act of making art.