Cameron University Department of Arts presents “Theosophia” senior art exhibition at Museum of the Great Plains

The Cameron University Department of Art presents “Theosophia,” the Annual Senior Art Exhibition, from April 5 through May 4 at the Museum of the Great Plains, 601 NW Ferris Ave. in Lawton. “Theosophia” showcases mature bodies of works by 19 Cameron students. Included in the exhibition are paintings, drawings, prints, digital work, and graphic design. The opening reception is Saturday, April 5 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Cameron’s senior art majors have created works based on their own style and content. Each is responsible for the professional presentation of his/her work, which includes mounting the exhibition and publicity.

The term “Theosophia” refers to a set of philosophies concerning the search for direct knowledge through the mysteries of the self and nature, particularly the nature of divinity. Since art is fundamentally about communicating thoughts, emotions, and ideas, this philosophy of turning inward for knowledge is not only appropriate, but also necessary.

Contributing artists listed by hometown are:

Aby, Sweden:  Antonia Moberg

Apache: James Martinez

Chattanooga: Hailey Harris

Comanche: Travis Dyer

Duncan: Fatima Rivera

Elgin: Matthew D. Hughes

Lawton: James Cox, Manda Shae Dickinson, Jonathan Daoang, Bren Dollins, Roseanna Hamilton, Dalisha Hayes, Alejah Ilidan, Amanda Lenhardt, Elia Merel, Brenton Roth, Cindy Shifflett, Suny Stanfield, Elizabeth Tilghman

Each of the students will be graduating with one of the following degrees: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art – Concentration in Graphic Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art – Emphasis in Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, or Bachelor of Art – Major in Art.

For more information about “Theosophia,” contact the Cameron University Department of Art at 581-2450.

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April 1, 2014

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