The annual Juried Student Art Show at Hope College will run from Monday, Nov. 28, to Friday, Dec. 9, in the De Pree Art Center and Gallery.
The exhibition will be preceded by a curator’s talk on Monday, Nov. 21, at 5 p.m. and will feature a closing reception on Friday, Dec. 9, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The public is invited to the exhibition, curator’s talk and closing reception, all of which will be in the gallery. Admission is free.
The competitive exhibition, open to all students at Hope, is an annual fixture in the De Pree gallery. Each year, the department of art and art history invites a recognized artist or curator to judge the student work.
This year’s guest juror, Mike Andrews, is an adjunct assistant professor of fiber and material studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and summer academic advisor at Oxbow School of Art and Artists’ Residency. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1999 from the SAIC, and his Master of Fine Arts from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2004. His exhibitions include: Artists Space, New York; OBJEX artspace, Miami; Revolution Gallery, Ferndale, Mich.; Ross Art Museum, Ohio; Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio; Galerie Forum St. Eustache, Paris. Andrews’ work has been discussed in the Detroit News, Detroit Metro Times, New Art Examiner, Artnet.com, Compuware and Daimler-Chrysler Financial Services. He received a CAAP Grant in 2002 and 2005.
The De Pree Art Center and Gallery is located at 275 Columbia Ave., between 10th and 13th streets. The gallery is open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.