‘Contact S-14,’ BFA Photography Capstone Exhibition on display April 21 – May 18

April 11th, 2014 Comments Off on ‘Contact S-14,’ BFA Photography Capstone Exhibition on display April 21 – May 18

by Andrew Yerger

by Andrew Yerger

Exhibition prints by four graduating students in photography at Mississippi State University will be on display April 21 – May 18 in the Cullis Wade Depot Art Gallery.

Free and open to all, the MSU Department of Art photography concentration capstone exhibition is titled “Contact S-14.”  This exhibition is the demonstration of the students’ development as a fine art photographer through visual research and the creation of a photographic portfolio.

The four senior students have composed bodies of work that deal with subjects ranging from social inequalities, gun culture, abstract forms and memories of the past.

“Contact S-14” exhibitors include:
Rebekah webHATTIESBURG – Rebekah Clare Frisch’s photographic series explores the unseen walls that restrict women. She is the daughter of Margaret and Jim Frisch.

Andrew_1 webMADISON – John Andrew Yerger’s photographic series is titled “Gun Culture: Mississippi.” Yerger is the son of John and Tina Yerger.

Terrell webPONTOTOC – Danval Terrell Lindsey’s series explores the figure through abstraction. Lindsey is son of Frank and Frankie Cameron.

Jordan webTUPELO – Jordan Clark Jaggers’ photographic series is titled “Survivors.” She is the daughter of Jeffrey and Amy Jaggers.
A public reception for the exhibit will be held from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in the Cullis Wade Depot Art Gallery on April 24. Professor Marita Gootee and Assistant Professor Dominic Lippillo will introduce the students at 6 p.m.

The largest university art program in the state, the MSU Department of Art was formed in 1968 and offers the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Art with concentrations in fine art, graphic design and photography.

The art department is part of MSU’s College of Architecture, Art and Design. For more, visit www.caad.msstate.edu, www.facebook.com/CAADatMSU, or Twitter @CAADatMSU.

For additional information about the 2014 spring exhibition, contact exhibitions coordinator Jake Weigel at 662-325-2970 or jweigel@caad.msstate.edu.

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