McDonough Museum of Art exhibits highlight student works

Students featured in the Fall Graduating BFA Exhibition at the McDonough Museum of Art.
Three exhibits featuring the art of several Youngstown State University students open Friday, Nov. 17, in the McDonough Museum of Art on campus.

An opening reception is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17. The shows run through Dec. 9.

The three exhibits:

  • Fall Graduating BFA Exhibition, a collaboration with the Department of Art at YSU, features work by YSU students achieving completion of the Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. The exhibit celebrates the work of six students in the areas of graphic + interactive design, painting, photography, and printmaking - Tammy Bigley, Delicia Bowman, Thomas Lepo, Arielle Pilolli, Ivory Schneider and Juan Velez.
  • The Post Baccalaureate + Extended Studio Practice exhibit is designed for highly motivated emerging student artists with a BFA or equivalent experience as demonstrated in a portfolio.
  • The exhibit for 1st year MFA Collaborative + NEXUS Grant Recipient includes two exhibits. MFA students David Belgrad and Kathleen Gallagher created a collaborative installation based loosely on the Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 for Strategies in Interdisciplinary Studio. NEXUS Grant awardees John Elias and Megan Gunther have partnered to craft a work entitled kAlackra (Sanskrit for cycle).

Hours at the McDonough Museum of Art are Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is open to the public and admission is free. For more information, call 330-941-1400 or visit