Helen S. Smith Gallery to open new exhibition, "Sin Tìtulo: Artist’s Portfolio Student Exhibition"
By Philip Denman, November 12, 2019
The Helen S. Smith Gallery at Green River College will open “Sin Tìtulo: Artist’s Portfolio Student Exhibition" Nov. 14 in the Holman Library with a reception scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Dec. 5.
Students in the Artist’s Portfolio exhibition represent the capstone class in visual arts (Art 180) and the Helen S. Smith Gallery is exceptionally proud to present their individual work. Art students at Green River College work through the visual arts program studying drawing, painting, ceramics, photography and design. Serious art students in the program traditionally take Art 180 in the fall to learn how to package and present their work professionally as a cumulative body. Through their studies they have created a professional portfolio of visual work ripe for applications to university art programs, entry level employment, internships and exhibition opportunities.
Many of these upper level students obtain their Associates in Fine Art upon graduation in addition to their AA degree. The Artists’ Portfolio Class leads students through the process of polishing a body of artwork. Through discussions, critiques and hard work, they curate their own work into individual exhibitions at the end of their studies for the public to enjoy.
The exhibit will feature works from the following student: Andrea Alvarez, Thura Hein Aung, Sandra Bravo-Rodriguez, Amber Bui, Jasmine Bush, Olivia Camarillo, Khanh Dinh, Jasmine Gonzalez-Alimanza, Liya Khimochka, Lily Li, Xuanzhi Lu, Jacob Menday, Liza Miller, Mattaya Miller, Shuling Shi, Tav Singh, Kay Truong, Haouchen Wang, Bell Wang, Julian Wijanto, Yangtien Ye.
Attendees visit the Helen S. Smith Gallery to view the 2018 Artist’s Portfolio Student Exhibition
Participants in the 2018 Artist’s Portfolio Student Exhibition
Anh Vo Minh Truong, "Head," Mix media on white paper, 9” x 12”
Lisa Miller, "Made for This," Clay Pit Fired, 12” W x 13” H x 7” D
About the Helen S. Smith Gallery
The Helen S. Smith Gallery on Green River College’s main campus was named in honor of the college Foundation’s first President. In addition to being one of the college’s founding members, she was known as a strong advocate for the arts in the community.
The gallery is open to the public 7 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Friday and is located at the main entrance of the Holman Library, on the Green River College’s main campus. It hosts a number of shows each year, featuring the work of students and Northwest artists.