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Alumni, student and faculty exhibitions open in the Neri and Blue Galleries Jan. 19

Stylized text reads: 2023 Annual Student Juried Exhibition; 2023 Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Jan. 19 - March 26, Blue Galleries in the Center for Visual Arts; and Community Continuity, Visual Arts MFA Alumni and Student Exhibition

Student and faculty exhibitions open in the Blue Galleries

The Blue Galleries present the 2023 Annual Student Juried Exhibition and the 2023 Biennial Faculty Exhibition in the Center for Visual Arts Jan. 19 – March 26, 2023. These exhibitions open with a reception from 5 – 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. Visit the gallery Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. through March 26, 2023.

2023 Annual Student Juried Exhibition

Juror’s awards announced at 6 p.m.

Boise-based curator and arts administrator Stephanie Johnson selected work by 25 Boise State University students for the 2023 Annual Student Juried Exhibition at the Blue Galleries. Each year the gallery offers the opportunity for all enrolled Boise State students, from freshman to graduate level, to enter works for review by an esteemed arts professional. This year’s showcase of emerging artists includes video, audio, sculpture, ceramics, art metals, photography and drawing.

2023 Biennial Faculty Exhibition

The Biennial Faculty Exhibition features new work by 28 nationally and internationally recognized artists teaching in the department of Art, Design, and Visual Studies at Boise State. This biennial showcases the recent creative projects and research by full- and part-time faculty.

“Community Continuity:” MFA student and alumni exhibition opens in the Neri Gallery

“Community Continuity” opens in the Neri Gallery with a reception from 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. The exhibition, juried by Lyndsay Rice, features new and recent work by Boise State alumni and students of the MFA Visual Arts Program. The College of Arts and Sciences Thriving Community Grant Program funded the exhibition which runs Jan. 20 – 21 and 26 – 28, 2023, 4 – 7 p.m., in the Neri Gallery located in the Fine Arts Building (Capitol Village No. 6) at 2249 W. University Dr., Boise.

Juror Lynsay Rice received an MFA from the University of Oregon in 2012 and a BFA from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee in 2006. Art Jewelry Forum recently featured her new body of work titled “False Plumage.” Rice’s work will be exhibited at the Racine Art Museum this spring in an exhibition of contemporary Baroque-style art. Currently, Rice is working on curatorial projects such as EMBODIED and was recently awarded an Emerging Curator Grant, from the Society of North American Goldsmiths. Her work has been exhibited across the United States, including recent shows at Arrowmont School of Art and Craft in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Alliages in Lille, France and the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, Oregon.