/ De Pree Art Gallery

Current Exhibit

“Seated (A Study in Unconventional Drapery)” by Bailey Ellens

Annual Juried Student Show

November 16–December 18, 2020

Open as a virtual exhibit to the general public November 16–December 18, 2020

Pictured: “Seated (A Study in Unconventional Drapery)” by Bailey Ellens, studio art major and Class of 2022.

About Juror Shannon Stratton

Shannon Stratton holds an MA in Art History, Theory, and Criticism and an MFA in Fiber and Material Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a BFA in Interdisciplinary Studio Arts from the Alberta College of Art and Design (now Alberta University of the Arts).

As a curator, Stratton has worked with hundreds of artists, including Theaster Gates, Sheila Pepe, Cauleen Smith, and Indira Allegra, through exhibitions and programs at institutions of all scales. She curated the traveling exhibition Fearful Symmetries, the first retrospective of the feminist artist Faith Wilding, and edited the subsequent publication. Stratton’s curatorial work has focused on manifestations of craft in contemporary art, as well as socially engaged practice, sound, and artist-built environments. 

Stratton is currently Executive Director of Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists' Residency in Saugatuck, Michigan.