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LSC-Montgomery’s Juried Student Art Exhibit on Display May 6-10

Lone Star College-Montgomery’s art department ends their spring art exhibit season with the Juried Student Art Exhibit, on display May 6-10 in the college’s Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery, located in the Performing Arts Center (Building D). The community is invited to the opening reception on Monday, May 6, at noon, in the same location, where refreshments will be served.

This exhibit is an annual end-of-the-year showing of the students’ artwork. An invited juror has selected the pieces for the show, as well as pieces for additional awards, including “Best in Show,” “Best 2-D,” “Best 3-D,” and honorable mentions.

“This exhibit is a great teaching tool, because the students learn how to enter shows and learn that they will not always be selected,” said Robby Wood, art professor at LSC-Montgomery. “It’s a valuable lesson for any of the visual and performing arts, as well.”

Guest can expect to see all varieties of art, including drawings and designs, metal artwork, ceramics, and photography. If guest would like to purchase any pieces, they will need to contact the artist themselves.

“One result of the exhibit is that other students on campus have a place to go during finals week to see the end product of the visual art students,” said Wood. “They can relax in the gallery as they prepare for or recover from finals.”

The Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery is a teaching gallery at LSC-Montgomery, and the presentations and artwork provided are free to the community. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

For more information about the arts at LSC-Montgomery, contact Fong Chau, program coordinator for theatre/fine arts at LSC-Montgomery, at (936) 273-7021 or "Fong.T.Chau@LoneStar.edu; or visit www.LoneStar.edu/theatre-montgomery.

LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call 936.273.7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.