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2010 Senior Thesis Exhibition

Posted: 05/17/2010

A tradition continues with Skidmore’s annual studio art majors Senior Thesis Exhibition, scheduled through Saturday, May 22, at the Tang Teaching Museum. The Department of Art is sponsoring the exhibition.

Forty-seven senior studio art majors are displaying their work as a capstone to their studies at Skidmore.

Student awards, announced at the May 14 opening reception, were as follows: the John P. Heins Outstanding Senior Thesis Exhibition Award went to David Rollins; the Dorothy Dryfoos Olsan '41 Prize in Jewelry and Metalsmithing went to Edwin Meek; the Marguerita Mergentime Award in textiles went to Mariel Harari; the Barbara Greene Wild Award in Ceramics went to Natalie Petrillo-Alvarez '11; the Pamela Weidenman '72 Memorial Prize in Printmaking went to Paul Hisaya Ishii; and the Jesse Solomon Memorial Award in Painting went to Mairin (Molly) Bray-Hayes. (Except where noted, all winners are members of the Class of 2010.)

After deliberation, studio art faculty chose to recognize the following students as receiving Senior Thesis Exhibition Honors: Sara Hulan, Paul Hisaya Ishii, Kimberly Keate, Linnea Kniaz, and David Rollins.

Students whose work is featured in the exhibition are as follows: Sue-Heidi Acosta, Michelle Anderson, Matthew Awai, Shirley Barkai, Mairin Bray-Hayes, George Brenner, Susan Breyer, Hope Clunie, Garrett Cook, James Crockford, Patrick Cronin, Kallie Day, Alexander Dinsmore, Michael Dodson, Samuel Elam, Rachel Elias, Grier Filley, Kavita Gadani, Dana Gervasio, Alexander Greene, Nancy Halverson, Mariel Harari, Hailey Harmon, Jessica Hass, Sara Hulan, Hisaya Ishii, Clara Jauquet, Brenna Johnson, Kimberly Keate, Linnea Kniaz, Alicia Lim, Natalie Litton, Michelle Lorenzutti, Melinda Marquardt, David Martin, Catherine Mayell, John McCoubrey, Edwin Meek, Caroline Miller, Christin Mulder, Daniel Oakins, Anna Pipes, Olga Ramsay, David Rollins, David Schroeter, Adam Shaw, and Emelyn Shea.

Admission to the exhibition is free and open to the public. Hours at the Tang are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, Thursday until 9 p.m., and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, May 22, commencement day, the exhibition will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Photos by: Carolyn Raider'10, Savannah Grier'12 and Korlarp Suwacharangkul'10