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Juried student exhibition opens April 27 in Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery; opening reception one of the events for inauguration of R. Owen Williams

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.