Posted: Friday, April 15, 2011

LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Juried Student Exhibition opens Wednesday, April 27, in Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery.  All students who made art during the 2010-11 academic year were invited to show their work in the exhibition, which runs through Friday, May 20. 

A public reception honoring the artists will be held Wednesday, April 27, from 7-8 p.m. The reception is held this year in connection to the celebration of the inauguration of R. Owen Williams as Transylvania's 25th president. Jurors’ awards will be presented at 7:45 p.m. William Pollard, vice president and dean of the college, will select one piece to receive the Dean’s Purchase Award. The award-winning piece will become part of Transylvania’s permanent collection.

Morlan Gallery is open weekdays, noon to 5 p.m., and the exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.