Annual exhibition of work by Beaumont art students opens May 7 with public reception
Beaumont School’s unique studio art program is an intensive curriculum that spans all four years of a student’s time at Beaumont. In a year-end review, students accepted to this rigorous art-intensive curriculum, as well as students enrolled in art course electives, have an opportunity to display their work.
Beaumont School will hold an opening reception for its annual Fine and Applied Arts Review on Thursday, May 7, 6–9 p.m. at the school’s campus at 3301 North Park Blvd. in Cleveland Heights. The reception is free and open to the public. Student artwork will remain on display through Friday, May 15.
Students in the class of 2015 who are graduating from the studio art program will be show their final thesis work in the Trenkamp Gallery, located in Beaumont’s foyer. These seniors will display portfolio pieces from their four years of art study in various mediums:
- Emily Brady (University Heights)
- Nicole Cramer (University Heights)
- Bethany Garin (Euclid)
- Christina Kerner (University Heights)
- Sophia Long (Cleveland)
- Shannon Malone (Cleveland)
- Grace Mascha (University Heights)
- Sarah Myers (University Heights)
- Aura Rossy (Beachwood)
- Julie Schiffer (Aurora)
- Erin Weigel (Eastlake)
The opening reception will also feature a music recital at 7 p.m. and a fashion show at 8 p.m., displaying works created by students enrolled in applied arts fashion courses. Both will take place in the Beaumont Theater.
In addition to senior portfolio pieces, the review also includes work from freshmen, sophomores and juniors in the studio art program, as well as those enrolled in drawing and design, ceramics, and photography courses.
Students in Beaumont’s studio art program study under the tutelage of Beaumont’s accomplished art faculty, as well as artist-in-residence Stanka Kordic, an internationally recognized drawer and painter. Students graduate from the program with a portfolio that includes samples of drawing, acrylic and oil painting, sculpture, and design.
Anna Beyerle is the public relations and marketing manager at the Beaumont School in Cleveland Heights.