NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — The works of two senior Westminster College seniors are currently featured in the main exhibition “Mycology and Still Life,” which runs through April 1 at the Foster Art Gallery. A gallery reception will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1.
Lindsey Rutledgean individual interdisciplinary major from Pittsburgh, and Jacques Merkel, a fine art scholar from New Castle, exhibits work from his major capstone projects. Rutledge’s flagship project combines her interest in biology and art with a focus on mycology – the study of fungi – and she features her series of watercolors and journal drawings done in graphite, pen and ink. ink and watercolour. Merkel shares her series of autobiographical still life drawings in graphite and charcoal.
The Capstone is a next-level course within the major designed to provide students with the opportunity to work independently with the Faculty of Fine Arts at Westminster to assess their cumulative work and make appropriate adjustments to prepare a portfolio of fine arts. professional art.
The Foster Art Gallery is located in Patterson Hall on the Westminster campus and is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information about the exhibition or gallery reception, please contact Summer Zickefoose, Gallery Director and Assistant Professor of Art, at [email protected] or 724-946-7267.
TOP: Lindsey Rutledge, The repair process2021 • graphite and watercolor
BOTTOM: Jake Merkel, Prada2021 • graphite and charcoal on bristol paper