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Georgian Court B.F.A. Students Present Art Show

Lakewood, N.J., May 2, 2012—Georgian Court University will showcase the portfolios of two B.F.A. seniors, Lorelle Shea and Elizabeth Wutkowski, from May 7 through 11 in GCU’s M. Christina Geis Art Gallery. A reception with the artists will be held on Tuesday, May 8, from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.

The exhibition includes Lorelle and Elizabeth’s final work in the graphic design concentration. For this concentration, students must complete 78 credits in the major and take a variety of graphic design courses including computer graphics, Web design, editorial design, illustration, textile and fashion design, and designing with type.

“It will be a great feeling to show off all of our hard work and the progress we have made,” says Lorelle.

“The field of design is exciting and provides growth opportunities for well prepared and motivated graduates,” says Geraldine Velasquez, Ed.D., GCU professor of art. “Our program has placed successful designers across the country and even Austria over the last 15 years. These graduates will continue to make us proud.”

The M. Christina Geis Art Gallery spotlights works of established and up-and-coming artists in diverse media. The gallery is located on the second floor of the Arts and Science Center on Georgian Court’s Lakewood campus. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All exhibits are free and open to the public; no reservations are required. For more information, please call Kathleen Settles at 732.987.2388.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves more than 2,500 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at One Woodbridge Center in Woodbridge, at Coastal Communiversity in Wall, and at Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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