Edinboro University marks the culmination of ART100

Edinboro University will mark the culmination of ART100 with a series of art-related events on Friday. All events are free and open to the public.


4:30 p.m. Unveiling of Waldo F. Bates, Jr. Historical Marker

Location: 213 Normal Street East

Gather for the unveiling and inauguration of the Waldo F. Bates, Jr. Historical Marker by the Edinboro Area Historical Society, in partnership with the Edinboro University Foundation. This event will also be broadcast live.

5 p.m. “Just Being Human”, a solo exhibition by Nicole Ellwood, Senior Illustration

Venue: Bates Gallery, Loveland Hall

Students will don a five-piece replica of the Loveland Hall dress – created and restored by former art student Jean-Marie Burdette Hannan, ’06. See “the building built by Bates” and learn about its impact on the Edinboro community.

5:30 p.m. “A Century of Art Education: The Legacy of Waldo F. Bates, Jr.”

Location: Bruce Gallery, Doucette Pavilion

In addition to art education artifacts, the gallery will feature thesis exhibits by MFA students Vicki Branagan, “Soft Spoken” and Kimberly Bloise, “To Transform.”

7:00 p.m. CHIMERA XIX Release Party

Venue: Dr. William P. Alexander Music Center – Recital Hall

Erie County Poet Laureate Sean Thomas Dougherty will kick off a launch party for the student-run art and literature journal, CHIMERA XIX: The Progression of Clarity.

7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Gallery evening

Location: Erie Museum of Art

After the on-campus festivities, check out the Erie Art Museum’s Spring Show, featuring works by Edinboro’s talented art students, faculty, and alumni. Chongyuan Du’s MFA thesis shows, “Color Fragments,” Erikka Spaid, “Dualities in Nature,” and Kat Charnley, “Formative Moments,” will also be on display at 1020 Collective, located at 1020 Holland Street in Erie.

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