ART SHOW: University holds TroyFest art show

first_img By The Penny Hoarder Messenger photo/Jaine TreadwellThe “Elliptical Burger” painting in the Troy University Student Art Expo is so realistic that Mary Hobdy rushed right out to buy her favorite burger.The Troy University Student Art Expo is now showing at the Johnson Center for the Arts in Troy.The show is featured in the lower gallery of the JCA and will be open for viewing during TroyFest on Saturday, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.Wiley White, exhibits coordinator, said the exhibit features artwork by the students of several faculty members of the Troy University Art Department including Sara Dismukes, Larry Percy, Russell Everett, Irby Pace, Pam Allen, Greg Skaggs and Beverly Leach.“When visiting the Troy University Student Art Expo, you realize immediately how tremendously talented the students are and the outstanding quality of instruction they receive,” White said. Published 3:00 am Friday, April 28, 2017 Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By Jaine Treadwell “It’s all so well done and it will be a don’t miss event at TroyFest this weekend,” she said. Also on exhibit at the Johnson Center for the Arts is the countywide student art show, which is featured in the upper gallery.Admission to the JCA is free. The public is invited Email the author Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Skip Sponsored Content The show features sculptures, watercolors, acrylics ink drawings and computer-generated art.“It is amazing what these students have created,” White said. “And, there is such variety in their subject matter. I have viewed the exhibit several times and each time it is just as interesting and exciting. It’s a happy exhibit.”Much of the artwork is whimsical. However, White said there are several thought-provoking pieces and some pieces you just want to hug such as Xinyuan Yu’s ‘Peace Offering,’ which depicts a pup with flowers and sorrowful eyes.“There are several cardboard sculptures in the show and some found object sculptures that let you know that sculptures can be created from most any objects,” White said. Latest Stories ART SHOW: University holds TroyFest art show Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel FROM CHINA TO TROY: Chinese native opens new Japanese restaurant in Troy She first lived in New Jersey to get her master’s in business from Rutgers University. So how does a Chinese… read more You Might Like Print Article Book Nook to reopenlast_img read more