The 48th Annual University of Southern Indiana Juried Student Art Show is on display April 1 – 29, 2018 in the McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries on the USI Campus. Juror Jim May selected 178 art and design works from 432 artworks entered. The exhibit features a wide array of drawings, photographs, graphic designs, prints, paintings, sculptures, jewelry, and video, wood and ceramic works.
There will be a free public reception for the student artists on Sunday, April 8, 2 – 4 p.m. Over $9000 in merit awards, scholarships and USI Art Collection purchase awards will be announced in a ceremony at 3 p.m.
Juror Jim May worked at the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites as curator of fine arts (1993-2001), director of collections and interpretation (2001-2005) and vice president of museum programs (2006-2009). While serving as director of collections he developed the inaugural exhibits for the new Indiana State Museum that opened in 2002. He has been an instructor at the Herron School of Art at IUPUI and director for the Center for Art, Design and Public Life. From 2009 – 2013 Mr. May worked at Briljent, LLC in instructional design and training services. He returned to art and not-for-profit management when he became the executive director of the Hoosier Salon in March 2015. Mr. May earned a BFA in painting and commercial design from the University of Evansville and a holds a Master’s degree in art history from Indiana University.
Monday, April 30 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries, LA0105
8600 University Blvd, Evansville, IN 47712