BFA exhibition in Gallery 101 at UW-River Falls

Reception Friday, May 6, from 3-6 p.m.

April 20, 2022 – Eight University of Wiscon sinRiver Falls seniors will present their Bache lor of Fine Arts Degree exhibitions in Gallery 101 in Kleinpell Fine Arts through May 6. On display are LEGO, graphic design, ceramics, paintings, printmaking, reclaimed woodwork and an art history presentation.

Exhibiting are Shelby Behrens, Ethan Eber hardt, Maggie Hermersmann, Breanna Larson, Savannah Linkert, Gabrielle Pechacek, Eva Schrank, and Skylar Youngren.

Shelby Behrens, of River Falls, has a primary emphasis in printmaking and a minor emphasis in art history. On exhibit are traditional prints and illustrations that showcase the derealized abstraction of the human condition and its rela tion to our homes and bodies.Ethan Eberhardt, of Eau Claire, has a major emphasis in graphic design. On exhibit are examples of LEGO cre ations accompanied by selfdesigned instruc tions and packaging. The work is a representation of his love of stories and how they’re explored through interactive media.

Maggie Hermersmann, of Woodbury, Minn., has a major emphasis in graphic design. On ex hibit is a collection of posters, hand decorated clothing, and 3D work. The work is an abstract reflection of meaningful life events.

Savannah Linkert, of North Branch, Minn., has a major emphasis in graphic design. On ex hibition is Linkert’s exploration within re claimed wood, design, and photography visually representing homespun work.

Gabrielle Pechacek, of Hudson, has a major emphasis in painting. On exhibit is a collection of oil paintings based on the concepts of time, memory, and spirituality.

Eva Schrank, of River Falls, has a major em phasis in art history. On exhibit is a mixed media installation consisting of video projection and movement of the human body. The work fo cuses on the role of the body as a medium for performance art.

Skylar Youngren, of Woodbury, Minn., has a major emphasis in ceramics and a minor empha sis in drawing. On exhibit is work based on her love for fantasy stories, video games, and Japan ese designs.

A public reception is set for Friday, May 6, from 36 p.m. in Gallery 101.

For more information, call the UWRF Art Department at 7154253266.

Submitted by UW-River Falls

April 26, 2022