The David Winton Bell Gallery and the Department of Visual Art present the work of forty artists in Brown’s 37th annual Student Exhibition, on view at the Bell Gallery from Saturday, February 18 to Sunday, March 5, 2017. A reception will be held Wednesday, February 22, from 7:00pm until 9:00pm. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.
The juried exhibition is open to all Brown University students, regardless of concentration, and encourages artists to submit work in a variety of media. This extensive survey of the visual arts at Brown highlights the dynamic ways in which students are engaging and redefining the arts today.
The forty artists represented in the exhibition are: Isabel Andrews, Camila Arbelaez, Jennifer Avery, Cesar Bernal, Felipe Brugues, Kwang Choi, Nicole Cochary, Noah Ezer, Tia Forsman, Elodie Freymann, Felege Gebru, Alexandra Hanesworth, Tia Heywood, JoVaun Holmes, Margaret Hu, Amy Huang, Jillian Hojsak, Kyle Kingston, Jenna Laycraft, Emma Margulies, Corey Marsh, Kearney McDonnell, Pia Mileaf-Patel, Teri Minogue, Naomy Pedroza, Elena Renken, Mia Rollins, Katie Rowe, Riley Ryan-Wood, Kimberly Saltz, David Schurman, Yoo Jin Shin, Chloe So, Nicole Spring, Emily Sun, Lynn Tachihara, Caitlin Takeda, Aimee Vue, Ashley Waldron, Xinzhu Yang
Leonie Bradbury and Anabel Vázquez Rodríguez are this year’s jurors.
Leonie Bradbury is the Director of Art and Creative Initiatives for HUBweek, a Boston based festival that celebrates art, science and technology. For 14 years, she served as the Director and Curator at Montserrat College of Art Galleries in Beverly, MA. Bradbury is a Ph.D. Candidate in Philosophy and Art Theory at the Institute for Doctoral Studies in Visual Art. Her dissertation The Expanded Object: Redefining the Network in Contemporary Art is forthcoming. Recent publications include: “Franklin Evans: A Moment of Complexity” in Franklin Evans: Juddrules,by Montserrat College of Art (2015), and “Infinite Reflection” in Kelsey Brookes: Psychedelic Space, by Ginko Press (2015).
Anabel Vázquez Rodríguez is an independent curator, artist and organizer based in Providence, Boston and San Juan. She is currently Curator at Leica Gallery Boston, Program Coordinator at Expansion Arts Rhode Island and Assistant Programmer at MassArt Film Society. Vázquez Rodríguez studied Painting and Photography at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, and Photography and Film at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.For more info about Anabel Vázquez Rodríguez, visit anabelvazquez.com.