SRU art majors to make ‘impressions’ at Butler Art Center


"Champagne City" by Amanda Demmler

"Champagne City," a 24 inch by 36 inch digital media piece by Amanda Demmler, a senior from Industry, will be part of the “im·pres·sions” exhibit at Butler Art Center, April 12-17.

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The Butler Art Center will host "im·pres·sions," an exhibition featuring the work of 20 Slippery Rock University art majors. The show will be on exhibit April 12-17 with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m., April 12 at the BAC, 344 South Main Street, Butler. The event is free and open to the public.

"Each piece featured in the exhibit will offer a peek into the life and mind of the artist who created it, as well as giving the viewer a chance to create their own interpretation," said Heather Hertel, SRU associate professor of art.

The show offers works in both two and three dimensional aspects and in a variety of media, including: printmaking, fibers, ceramics, photography, digital, painting, metals and drawing.

Student artists taking part in the exhibit include:

  • Angela DeLuca, a junior from Cranberry Township;
  • Amanda Demmler, a senior from Industry;
  • Jessica Durban, a senior from Slippery Rock;
  • Joshua Ebel, a graduate student from Grove City;
  • Alyssa Edinger, a junior from Harrisville;
  • Kaci Flora, a senior from Slippery Rock;
  • Caitlin Guillot, a junior from Irwin;
  • Brianna Hannon, a junior from Du Bois;
  • Megan Hulings, a senior from Fairview;
  • Lindsey Knaby, a senior from Grove City;
  • Kasey Kurpakus, a senior from Sarver;
  • Erin Pandolfino, a senior from York;
  • Lindsey Pauline, a senior from Ridgway;
  • Michael Putorti, a junior from Slippery Rock;
  • Mikia Reid, a senior from Pittsburgh;
  • Jessica Schrecengost, a senior from Munhall;
  • Mikaela Skiljo, a senior from Sharon;
  • Nicolette Wakefield, a senior from East McKeesport;
  • Tyra Welsh, a junior from New Castle; and
  • Justine Zimmerman, a senior from Johnstown

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