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AACC Art Show Yields Additions to Fine Arts Collection

April 16, 2011
Events/Arts

      An outstanding exhibit of 130 Anne Arundel Community College student works on display April 18-May 12 in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery includes exceptional works by 10 students selected for the AACC Student Art Collection. Works in the collection are permanently displayed on campus.

      The AACC Annual Student Art Show curated by Diane DiSalvo, director of cultural programs at Stevenson University, attracted more than 400 submissions this year. See paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and sculpture representing the range of AACC student artistic endeavors during gallery hours or at two special free events on Thursday, April 21.

      DiSalvo will talk about the exhibit at 12:30 p.m. in the gallery, or meet the student artists at a 6-8 p.m. reception in the gallery.

      Her selections for the AACC Student Art Collection include a drawing study of an elephant in modulated passages of gray by Rebecca Cosgrove of Annapolis; Iris Cruz of Laurel’s colorful digital portrait; a sensitive oil landscape by Janet Darlington of Glen Burnie; an intaglio print of a stallion by Catherine Frisch of Annapolis; a pop-art style painting of a ribeye steak by Chad Grub of Baltimore; a photograph of books and textural effects by Kylie Gygox of Pasadana; “Number 7,” a semi-abstract intaglio print in red ink by Ryan Hufnagel of Edgewater; a cutting-edge fashion portrait by Sarah Kimble of Annapolis, a still life painting on a credit card by Anthony Rosado of Severn; and Jonathan Smith of Glen Burnie’s portrait in ink and soy sauce.

      Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, with evening hours of 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. The Arnold campus is at 101 College Parkway. For information, call Chris Mona at 410-777-7028 or e-mail cpmona@aacc.edu.