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Digital Art Student Exhibition Spring 2018: Constructing the Invisible Cities

March 19, 2018

Turman Art Gallery at Indiana State University will present "Digital Art Student Exhibition Spring 2018: Constructing the Invisible Cities."

The exhibited works, inspired by Italo Calvino's Invisible Cities, are by current digital art students from the department of art and design. In addition, the students will present a 360-degree virtual reality artwork bidding farewell to the Turman Gallery of yesterday, and in anticipation of its renovation and reopening in fall 2019.

The public is invited to attend the exhibition's opening reception on Thursday, March 29 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The exhibit features the emerging talents of undergraduate and graduate Visual Art students enrolled in the Intermediate and Advanced Digital Art Classes, taught by Professor Sala Wong at the Indiana State University Department of Art and Design.

The participating student artists are: Eric Bolt, Rachel Calkins, Paige Kimbrew, Wyatt Lawson, Lana Majstorovic, Latesha Merkel, Sanchez Miller, Sam T. Morlan, Megen Moore, David Reed, Grant Sailes, Nikki Swanson, Zhengyun Guo, Yichen Hu, Zachary Moore and Clarissa Rawlings. In addition to the Calvino-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: Rachel Bell, Rebecca Bettridge, Rebecca Cooper, Alexis Fortman, Ashley Gibbons, Regan Girt, Kyle Hess, Michael Hoffman, Ashley Johnson, Pilias Maloba, Saphire Massey, Alison Miley, Alexis Mullins, Elizabeth Myers, Kevin Naylor and Abigail Reisinger. Also included are works by fall 2017 students Monica Griesemer, Natalee Link, Joniah Tyson and Brandi Wagner.

The Turman Art Gallery is located on the ISU campus in the Fine Arts Building on Chestnut Street, just west of Seventh Street. The exhibit runs March 27-April 11. The artists will be present at the opening reception on March 29, Thursday. 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.