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Senior art students featured at Hallie Ford Museum of Art

A new exhibition that features the work of senior art and art history students at Willamette University is slated to open April 10 and continue through May 16 at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art

The exhibition, which will be held in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery, is presented each spring. Characterized by a wide variety of styles and approaches, the exhibition includes work in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography and mixed media. In addition, the exhibition features a section devoted to senior theses in art history.

From Oregon this year, the exhibition includes senior art and art history students Alisa Alexander from Salem, Korina Alexis Keaton from Portland, Paige Morton from Salem, Christina Peaslee from Tigard, Rachel Sabin from Eugene, and Bryan Valera-Gengler from Salem.

From neighboring Washington and Idaho this year, the exhibition features senior art and art history students Lacy Gillham from Hope, Idaho; Anna Gorin from Eagle, Idaho; Trevor Leaf from Hayden, Idaho; Susan Johnson from Seattle, Washington; and Coral Sorensen from Sammamish, Washington.

Other senior art and art history majors from elsewhere include Emily Franklin from Sherman Oaks, California; Sarah Liberatore from Albuquerque, New Mexico; Claire Lindsay-McGinn from Davis, California; Sarah Lydecker from Bakersfield, California; Jaimelyn Mamaril from Perris, California; Colleen O'Neil from San Bruno, California; and Beth Tatlock from Denver, Colorado.

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art is located at 700 State Street (corner of State and Cottage Streets) in downtown Salem near the campus of Willamette University. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. The galleries are closed Monday. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for seniors and students. Children under 12 are free, and Tuesday is a free day. For more information, please call (503) 370-6855.

03-23-2010