News Bites: Art Education Professor, MFA Painting Student Included in Juried Exhibition
Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD) Art Education Associate Professor Donna St. John and MFA Painting student Chakila Hoskins were both included in the recent 43rd Annual Celebration of the Arts juried exhibition at First United Methodist Church in Grand Rapids.
St. John, who also earned her MFA in Painting from KCAD in the spring of 2015, had two pieces included, “Rita Levi Montalcini” and “Mahatma Ghandi,” both of which are mixed media installations. “Mahatma Ghandi” was named an honorable mention by the juror Mark E. Mehaffey.
(above): “Rita Levi Montalcini” by Donna St. John; (below): “Mahatma Ghandi" by Donna St. John
Hoskins had her large painting “Visitation” included in the exhibition. See more of her work at divineartistries.com.
The Celebration of the Arts juried exhibition is considered one of the largest sacred exhibitions in the country and this year included artists from all over the Midwest United States working in a variety of media.
For more on the Celebration of the Arts, click here.