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Digital Art Student Exhibition Fall 2017 set for Oct. 26

October 23, 2017

Turman Art Gallery at Indiana State University will present "Simulations and the Hyperreal: Digital Art Student Exhibition Fall 2017."

The exhibited works, inspired by Umberto Eco's Travels in Hyperreality, are by current digital art students from the department of art and design at Indiana State. The public is invited to attend the opening reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Oct. 26 at Turman Art Gallery, Fine Arts Building.

The students have created their first 360-degree virtual reality artwork. The exhibit features the emerging talents of undergraduate and graduate levels visual art students enrolled in the intermediate and advanced digital art classes, taught by Professor Sala Wong at Indiana State's department of art and design. The participating student artists are: Eric Bolt, Rachel Calkins, James Cole, Gregory Jones, Lana Majstorovic, Latesha Merkel, Paul Miller, '17, Sanchez Miller, Sam T. Morlan, David Reed, Nikki Swanson and Joniah Tyson. In addition to the eco-inspired works, the introductory-level digital art students will present their projects in sound, digital imaging and animation. Students from the introduction to digital art class are: Samiah Alzaki, Kylee Bledsoe, Caitlyn Bohlinger, Aubrey Clark, Sabrina Dellinger, Austin Gary, Monica Griesemer, Emily Hamon, Paige Kimbrew, Jennifer Kirk, Wyatt Lawson, Natalee Link, Bailey McWilliams, Megen Moore, Grant Sailes, Brandi Wagner, Ronald Wright, Taylor Dickison, Alicia Moss, '17, and Abigail Pierce.

Turman Art Gallery is located on Indiana State's campus in the Fine Arts Building on Chestnut Street, just west of Seventh Street. The exhibit runs Oct. 25-Nov. 8. The artists will be present at the opening reception on Oct. 26. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Gallery hours for this exhibition are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. This exhibition is free and open to the public. For additional information, call 812-237-3720.