Senior Capstone Art Exhibition

Submitted by Jenny on Fri, 04/22/2022 - 15:58

Wilson will host a reception for Madison Smarsh’s senior capstone exhibition at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 27, at Bogigian Gallery in Lortz Hall. The exhibition will continue through May 15, 2022.

From Waynesboro, Pa., Smarsh is majoring in graphic design with a minor in photography. She created a body of work exploring the intersection of type (words) and image for her capstone project. She investigated the range of possibility separating the two components. Smarshwants “to use design and photography to address simple as well as complex compositional designs and concepts.”

Wilson College Juried Student Art Exhibition—Two Exhibitions for the Price of One

Submitted by Jenny on Mon, 03/21/2022 - 10:51

Wilson will hold a reception at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23, to mark the opening of the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. The exhibition, presented by the Department of Fine Arts and Dance, will continue through April 20 in the Bogigian Gallery on the second floor of Lortz Hall.

The show is an opportunity for students to share their work with the community. The exhibition will feature drawings, paintings, prints, graphic design, ceramics, photographs, and mixed-media artwork with a wide array of subject matter and content.

Professor Awarded Stipend to Curate Exhibitions and Complete Visual Art Project

Submitted by Jenny on Tue, 12/14/2021 - 10:12

The Class of 1955 Spring Research Stipend has been awarded to Joshua Legg, MFA, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and MFA Program Director. The $2,000 stipend will help fund a catalog for two upcoming exhibitions curated by Legg at Wilson’s Cooley Gallery. The first will present the work of Adam DelMarcelle, a visiting assistant professor of graphic design at Wilson. The second will feature works by artists committed to bearing witness to the times they live in and their experiences and challenging the status quo.

Hagerstown Community College Art Students to Exhibit Work at Wilson College

Submitted by Jenny on Tue, 02/09/2021 - 13:59

Chambersburg, Pa. — Wilson College will host an exhibition of artwork by students of Hagerstown Community College’s Department of Visual Arts, beginning Feb. 12. The exhibition, presented by Wilson’s Division of Art & Letters, will continue through March 10 in the Bogigian Gallery, located on the second floor of Lortz Hall.

Wilson College Art Students Exhibit at The Foundry

Submitted by Jenny on Thu, 02/04/2021 - 14:36

Chambersburg, Pa. — The Foundry, at 100 South Main Street in downtown Chambersburg, will host an exhibition of artwork by Wilson College studio art students. The exhibition will open on Feb. 19 and continue through March 14, 2021. The event is free and open to the public.

The exhibition will be the fifth exhibit in a partnership between The Foundry and Wilson College. Wilson’s history as a community partner dates to the founding of the institution. Wilson’s commitment to rich and meaningful partnerships continues as the community grows and evolves. 

Wilson College to Exhibit Art Made by Area High School Students

Submitted by Jenny on Tue, 02/02/2021 - 13:54

Chambersburg, Pa. — Wilson College will host a virtual art exhibition for regional high school artists.

The exhibition, the tenth of its kind at Wilson, is an opportunity to be inspired by visions of creativity and celebrate regional excellence in the visual arts. Artists from Franklin, Adams, Cumberland, and Fulton counties, Pennsylvania, and Washington County, Maryland, were invited to submit work.

Wilson Student Work to be Shown at The Foundry

Submitted by Cathy on Tue, 02/25/2020 - 16:59

The Foundry, a Chambersburg art cooperative located at 100 N. Main St., will host Wilson Students at The Foundry, an exhibition of artwork by Wilson College studio art students, from Feb. 28 to March 15. The Foundry will host a "meet the artists" event from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 6. The exhibit and the March 6 reception are free and open to the public.