"Our Inevitable Expansion," an exhibition of work by graduating majors in art and art history at Hope College, will featured in the gallery of the De Pree Art Center from Friday, April 7, through Sunday, May 7.
There will be an opening reception on Friday,
April 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The public is invited to both the reception and
the exhibition. Admission is free.
Work represented in the show ranges from highly
representational pencil drawings and acrylic paintings to
large-scale mixed media sculptural installations. Also on
display are the senior papers of graduating art history
The exhibiting studio art majors are Carrie Berlin
of Eastpointe; Letty Bowling of Byron Center; Jeff DeWitt of
Adrian; Jennifer Ernst of Westerville, Ohio; Dawn Garland of
Dorr; Angela Kidder of Grand Rapids; Matthew Morgan of
Rockford; Christine Orejuela of Grand Rapids; Katrin Seid of
North Muskegon; Kari Schneider of Birmingham; Kathryn
Shelley of Saginaw; John Tyrrell of Chelsea; and Joel
VanderKamp of Midland.
The art history majors with papers featured are
Allison Ash of Grosse Pointe; Carrie Berlin of Eastpointe;
Erin Selmer of Seymour, Wis.; and Dana Vanderplow of
Jenison. The students will give slide presentations of
their papers on Wednesday, April 19, and Wednesday, April
The De Pree Art Center is located at 12th Street
and Columbia Avenue. Regular gallery hours are Monday-
Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to
5 p.m. Hours may be reduced during breaks and holidays.
The gallery is handicapped accessible.
Additional information may be obtained by calling