Showing Up: Shepherd Senior Exhibits

BY NANCY MCKEITHEN

 

The dates and the names change by the year, but the right [sic] of passage —known as the Capstone Exhibit—remains. For students in the Department of Contemporary Art and Theater at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, the exhibit is their ticket out of school and into their future. A one-day exhibit that has taken each of them four years to prepare. This is their story — about making art, writing and talking about art… living art. Thirty-seven Shepherd art students received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in May. Meet four of them: two painters, a photographer and a graphic designer.

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Photo: “Lewis Carroll’s Garden,” by Adrienne Page