New exhibit in new gallery reveals art faculty's work
Published: Sunday, September 2, 2012
Updated: Sunday, September 2, 2012 18:09
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- The first week of classes marked the opening of the new art gallery the renovated Patterson Hall. Members of the Art Department faculty displayed their work for the inaugural art show in the new space dedicated the celebration of art and artists.
Professors Kurt Roscoe, Summer Zickerfoose and Peggy Cox share spotlight as their creations are part of the first art show in the new gallery.
Kurt Roscoe's work was created from acrylic and graphite on aluminum sheeting.
Zickerfoose’s works were created from farm tools with some non-traditional twists that add some traditional feminine elements.
Cox shares oil paintings of the countryside. She tells WCN 24/7 she's always been drawn the natural world.
“I like being outside," Cox said. "I like being out in nature, I'm a hiker, I like being there. And so I think that's more me liking nature than the pictures actually.”
The faculty show runs through Sept. 21.
The Art Gallery is open Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. The Art Gallery hosts six exhibits annually, one of which is the student/ senior exhibit in March. Regional, national, and international artists are also brought to campus for exhibits and lectures.
Cox specializes in painting, drawing and digital photography. She has been with Westminster since 1985, and earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Louisville and master's degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
Roscoe specializes in graphic design, advertising, digital photography and digital video. He joined Westminster in 2010, and earned an undergraduate degree from Youngstown State University and master's degree from Kent State University.
Zickefoose specializes in sculpture, ceramics, installation art, and performance art. She joined the faculty in 2010, and earned undergraduate degrees from The University of Iowa and master's degree from The University of Florida.