2018 BHSU Senior Art & Photography Exhibit at The Matthews Apr. 6-26

February 7, 2018


For the fourth year, the Black Hills State University (BHSU) Senior Art Exhibit will take place at The Matthews Art Gallery.  


 April 6 – 26 
Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

April 6 – 5-7 p.m.

It’s required

This show is a requirement for graduation with a degree in art or photography. New this year is the addition of photography senior students. It will feature BHSU students in their final semesters of study of these majors. Each student will have several pieces of work on display.  

Opening Reception

The reception takes place 5-7 p.m., Friday, April 6 in the Art Gallery. Refreshments and cash bar available for attendees.

“We are happy to have the exhibition at The Matthews’ art gallery again this year. This space provides a fresh, professional experience for our students. We hope to continue this collaboration,” remarks BHSU’s art professor, Ann Porter.

“We are thrilled to have the graduating art and photography students from BHSU back in the gallery. It is always exciting and interesting to see what these artists have created. We hope this experience is both positive and inspiring for them as they get ready to graduate,” comments Kirk Hauck, The Matthews gallery manager. “Please drop by the gallery and view the artwork while it is up. You won’t be disappointed.”

Many of the pieces of art are available for purchase.

Honored students

Fine Art 
Jonathan Deuter
Madalyn Bunkers
Jacqueline Fierro
William Lopez
Heidi Aldrich
Wyatt Stricker
Carissa Bellew
Haley Friedt

Bryce Boser
Madison Hand
Katrina Carr
Taylor Escott
Karley Guthmiller
Gabrielle Hanson
Annette Loveday
Sheay McGee

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