Past Exhibition

Senior Art Majors 2019: (re:phrase)

April 20 – May 19, 2019

Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery

Each spring, the Hallie Ford Museum of Art features the work of senior art majors at Willamette University. The exhibition represents the culmination of their four years at Willamette.

Characterized by a wide variety of styles and approaches, the exhibition will feature work in a variety of media. As a special feature, the current group of seniors will discuss their work as part of four free Tuesday Gallery Talks during the exhibition.

This year’s senior art students include:

  • Clarice Benz (Canby, OR)
  • Sinead Rose Cahill (Los Altos, CA)
  • Breanna Mae Doss (Troutdale, OR)
  • Matthew David Jensen (San Jose, CA)
  • Genevieve Lawrence (San Francisco, CA)
  • Erica Meier (Pleasanton, CA)
  • Gretal Glynn Menzies (Sydney, Australia)
  • Ella C. Mernyk (Palo Alto, CA)
  • Thea Phillips (Santa Monica, CA)
  • Ant Proctor (Fall City, WA)
  • Maria Isabel Saldaña Suastes (Salem, OR)
  • Nathan Sohn (Los Angeles, CA)
  • McKenna Watkins (Bellevue, NE)
  • JT West (Truth or Consequences, NM)
  • Arthur William Stamey-Mills (Seattle, WA)

Exhibition Related Events

Opening Reception
Senior Art Majors
April 19, 2019 | 6-8 p.m.
Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Free and open to the public

RSVP Online by April 15 (acceptances only)

Tuesday Gallery Talk
April 23, 2019 at 12:30 p.m.
Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Join senior art majors Erica Meier, Breanna Doss, Genevieve Lawrence, and Ella Mernyk for a guided tour as they talk about their work.
Free and open to the public

Tuesday Gallery Talk
April 30, 2019 at 12:30 p.m.
Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Join senior art majors Gretal Menzies, Sinead Cahill, Matthew Jensen, and Thea Phillips for a guided tour as they talk about their work.
Free and open to the public

Tuesday Gallery Talk
May 7, 2019 at 12:30 p.m.
Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Join senior art majors Nathan Sohn, Ant Proctor, and Arthur William Stamey-Mills for a guided tour as they talk about their work.
Free and open to the public

Tuesday Gallery Talk
May 14, 2019 at 12:30 p.m.
Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Join senior art majors JT West, Clarice Benz, Maria I. Saldaña Suastes, and McKenna Watkins for a guided tour as they talk about their work.
Free and open to the public

Open House
Sunday, May 19, 2019 at noon - 2 p.m.
Maribeth Collins Lobby, Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Free and open to the public


Financial Support

Financial support for the exhibition was provided by general operating support grants from the City of Salem's Transient Occupancy Tax funds and the Oregon Arts Commission.

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