Take a walk on Tech’s Tecumseh Trail and enjoy sculptures created by students in Lisa Gordillo’s Outdoor Sculpture class. Eight students have created works of art that call attention to the special beauty of the outdoors. The walk is free and open to the public during trail hours.
The Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts and the Department of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) announce their semi-annual student showcase, “Measure“.
The exhibit features works of art created by Michigan Tech students who are participating in Project Learning Lab, an innovative arts classroom based inside of Rozsa gallery b. Pieces on display were created by students in Lisa Gordillo’s traditional sculpture, advanced sculpture and advanced drawing classes. Students from many campus disciplines are represented, including forestry, materials science and theatre arts.
The exhibition opens Monday and runs through April 22. A reception will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday (April 20). The reception is free and all are welcome. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday – Friday and 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
Students in Traditional Sculpture study traditional ways of making art around the globe, including Guatemalan kites, Shona carving and Italian clay work. Students in Advanced Sculpture are encouraged to work with the gallery’s architecture and to create large-scale installations in the gallery. Students have been inspired by artists such as Alberto Giocometti, Tara Donovan, Do Ho Suh, Ai Wei Wei and Maurizio Cattelan. Also on display, in the Rozsa Gallery’s adjoining A-Space, is the ongoing exhibition Amusement Park Avenue: Works by VPA faculty and staff.
Student artists represented:
- Kassie Baril
- Luke Dixon
- Hannah Fisher
- Charles Heckel
- Wyatt Hurst
- Alyssa Leach
- Anastasia Rogers
- Olivia Smith
- Cambry Totten-Wade
- Tiffani Whipple
For more information Lisa Gordillo at 7-3096 or by email email@example.com.