NEWPORT, R.I. – An opening reception and awards ceremony for student artists whose work has been selected for BOSS Show 2013, the Best of Salve’s Students, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery. The public is welcome.
BOSS Show is an annual survey of outstanding student artwork drawn from the full spectrum of visual art courses taught on campus. This juried exhibition showcases creative achievement at all studio levels, from introductory to advanced, in a wide variety of media. This year’s show features photography, painting, drawing, ceramics, graphic design, illustration and interactive digital design.
The juror for this year’s exhibition is Newport artist and Professor Emeritus of Providence College’s art department, James Baker. In October, the Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery will host Baker’s solo exhibition The Hermetic Museum.
BOSS Show 2013 runs through the university’s Fall Festival weekend celebration, closing on the evening of Sunday, Sept. 29.
The Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery is handicap accessible with parking along Lawrence and Leroy avenues. Its exhibits are open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. The gallery is closed on Mondays.