Senior art majors exhibit to open April 27; art history majors to present April 29

Work by senior art students will be exhibited at Gettysburg College's Schmucker Art Gallery beginning Wednesday, April 27, and art history students will discuss their research Friday, April 29.

Sculpture, photography, painting, film, installation, ceramics, and fashion designs will be on display through May 22. An opening reception is planned April 27 at 5 p.m.

All gallery events are free and open to the public. The fully accessible gallery is on the main floor of Schmucker Hall at North Washington and Water streets. The entrance is on the building's west side, away from the street. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Senior art majors whose work will be on display are Casey Bialek, Claire Ferrara, Katherine Freyof, Teresa Myers, Elizabeth Negas, Courtney O'Keefe, Sally Quinn, Alexandra Sickles, Brittany Simmonds, and Sophia Spector.

See the art; learn about the research

The Department of Art and Art History's annual Art History Symposium is planned April 29 at 3:30 p.m. in the campus Science Center's Room 200. The public is welcome as students present 15-minute summations of their work as part of a campuswide student research colloquium:

• Andrew Tobin, "Köln, die Domstadt: Cologne, the Cathedral City"
• Sam Chambers, "Explorative or Exploitative: The Portraits of Edward S. Curtis"
• Caroline Tamposi, "The American Renaissance: The Emergence of the Skyscraper in Chicago and the Italian Renaissance"
• Jessica Jalbert, "Jackson Pollock: Maculinity and the Search for an American Ideal"
• Brittany Simmonds, "Damien Hirst: Coping with the Inevitability of Death"

Information about the Schmucker Art Gallery is available at or 717-337-6080.