Belleville, Ontario, April 16, 2018 – Step inside the minds of Loyalist College Art & Design Foundation students during ‘Paint of Mind,’ an annual art exhibition curated by student artists.
“The calibre of art pieces produced by the College’s Art & Design Foundation students is extraordinary,” said Kathleen Bazkur, Dean of Media, Business, Access & Continuing Education. “This exhibition showcases creative vision, artistic excellence and the wide range of techniques these students have developed during the course of their studies.”
What: ‘Paint of Mind’ Art Exhibition
Where: Loyalist College
The Link Lounge
When: Opening Night:
Tuesday, April 17
6 – 9 pm
Light refreshments will be provided
Guest parking is available
Open to the public daily from 9 am to 7 pm until April 23.
“Our program has been working hard to put this exhibition together,” said Art & Design Foundation student Daelyn Newman. “I’m proud of the art we have produced and hope that members of the Bay of Quinte community will join us on opening night. It’s a great opportunity to meet local artists and learn about their work.”
About the Art & Design Foundation Program
This one-year certificate program allows aspiring artists to sample a range of techniques in art and design, while building a top-quality portfolio — the perfect way to develop creative skills while getting a post-secondary education. Students grow and connect professionally through off-campus artist studio sessions and visits; learn hands-on in small classes with a focus on both traditional and digital media; earn valuable experience through professional workshops in a variety of art and design-related areas; develop a broad-based portfolio that reflects a flexible creative palette; and design/curate an exhibition. There are also a number of pathways to degrees and diploma programs. For more information, please visit loyalistcollege.com.
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About Loyalist College
Located on more than 200 acres in the beautiful Bay of Quinte region, Loyalist College is a close-knit community where students and their success come first. Loyalist provides personalized attention in small classes, rewarding field placements and superior student services. To prepare students for in-demand careers, Loyalist offers more than 65 full-time programs; apprenticeships; and hundreds of online, distance and in-class courses, as well as opportunities for continuing education through more than 70 university transfer agreements. The College’s wide selection of advanced diplomas, diplomas and certificates aligns with market-driven disciplines including applied sciences, biosciences, building sciences, business and management studies, health sciences, human studies, justice studies, media, arts and design, and skills and technology. In Ontario, the College’s new Digital Media Centre and The Bay of Quinte Skills Centre, which is LEED® Silver certified, are training centres of choice for students, as well as College business and industry partners. The College is a key driver of the social and economic health and prosperity of the area and contributes 5.4 percent to the Gross Regional Product. This represents an overall effect on the regional economy of $530 million annually – based on a 2014 Report by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). For more information on the College’s Belleville and Bancroft campuses and Port Hope satellite location, visit loyalistcollege.com.
Contact: Kerry Lorimer, Director, Marketing, Communications and Recruitment
Loyalist College, email@example.com, 613-969-1913 ext. 2536