Department of Art & Design Juried Student Exhibit 2021

On Friday, Apr 30, 2021 through Friday, May 28, 2021 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM


This Student Event is for the General Public


April 2021, this year's selected works for the Annual Juried Student Exhibition are unique in the shared and novel experience of making art during a pandemic. That said, excepting pointed subjects, little suggests these works were done under conditions any less than in traditional, equipped studios with instructors along side. The unflappable effort and creativity of our young artists always amazes. Works remain solid and polished; Jones's still-life with pristine color and form, Aguirre, Darnley and Huynh demonstrate admirable attention to detail in their shoes. Still, they are not unaffected; there is poignancy in Stode's stalwart portraits, Villarreal's introspection, Lucas's resolve, and Velasquez's prickly tension in Ticking. Benjamin's Spot Illustration brings relevance. Yeh's wry, Just do it Later brings a smile; humour is alive. Seto's Sanguineous-heavymetal lends a tragic sublimity. And beauty reigns in the elegant austere architectural compositions of Kim and Yeh.

Congratulations and thank you to all the participating artists of the 2021 Juried Student Exhibition, your work provides perspective and brings joy. Thank you to my colleagues, JC, NS and KP and to all the participating faculty, a tremendous effort in instructing across the "distance", your patience and inventiveness have won the day. The support of the QCC Department of Art & Design, the QCC Art Gallery and QCC Marketing & Communications is crucial in launching these community events and greatly appreciated.


View the 2021 Juried Student Exhibit


Contact Name: Annemarie Coffey

Contact Email: ACoffey@qcc.cuny.edu

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