BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — The University Galleries in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University will present “Sonder: 2018 Bachelor of Fine Art Exhibition” from Friday, Nov. 16 through Saturday,Dec. 8 in the Schmidt and Ritter Art Galleries, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. There will be an opening reception onThursday, Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ritter Art Gallery through 8:30 p.m. Both the reception and exhibition are free and open to the public.
This year’s exhibition presents recent work by the following 16 artists who have are graduating with a Bachelor in Fine Arts degree: Rucardine Adrien, Antonella Brescia, Gabriel Castellanos, Katherine Diaz-Benza, Daniel Elder, David Fumero, David Gurr, Denise Hecker, Sebastian Mendez Velez, Amanda Mendez, Chanisha Mitchell, Yoanna Peshev, Karleigh Ponnock, Nicole Rodriguez, Laura Saver and Brandi Stakiel. The exhibition presents a wide variety of media including graphic design, painting, sculpture andprintmaking.
The University Galleries have an active Museum Education Program offering interactive exhibition tours for schools and other groups by appointment. The program is a School District of Palm Beach County approved field experience provider.
The University Galleries are open Tuesday through Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. The Schmidt Center Gallery is located in the Performing Arts building (building 51), near the Living Room Theaters. The Ritter Art Gallery is in building 39, on the second floor of the Breezeway, east of the Wimberly Library. Daytime visitors can obtain a temporary one-day parking pass online for $5 at http://parking.fau.edu, or in person at the Information Booth at FAU’s main entrance. Visitors can also use the parking meters which cost $2 per hour. Meters can be paid by downloading the Parkmobile app, or with credit card, debit card or exact paper currency (no change is given). Parking for the opening event is free in designated parking lots.
University Galleries programs are made possible in part by the Isadore and Kelly Friedman University Galleries fund; the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County; the Florida Department of State Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture; the Boards of County the R.A. Ritter Foundation. University Galleries’ Museum Education programs are made possible by the Kaye Museum Education Endowment and the Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties.