Kudzu, Jiha Moon, 2012. 24″ x 24″, Ink and acrylic on Hanji paper mounted on canvas

Kudzu, Jiha Moon, 2012. 24

The Stamp Gallery is proud to present the Adele H. Stamp Student Union Contemporary Art Collection – Acquisitions 2013

SEPTEMBER 9 – OCTOBER 12, 2013

OPENING RECEPTION SEPTEMBER 12, 2013 5-8PM

http://www.thestamp.umd.edu/gallery

Last year, six students participated in the Contemporary Art Purchase Program. The objective of this program is to put the process of collecting art for our public collection into the hands of our students. The student committee participate in a year long process, including: taking a class on art markets and public art collection; researching galleries and artists; visiting galleries and artist studios; managing a purchase budget and finally presenting their selections to an Advisory Board made up of arts professionals.

The committee made some impressive choices this year and we hope you will join us in celebrating their achievement! After the exhibition closes, the artwork will be displayed throughout the hallways of the Stamp Student Union.

Featured in this acquisition include works by artists: Alice Attie, Selin Balci, Jeremy Dean, Hedieh Javanshir Ilchi, Nate Larson & Marni Shindelman, Jiha Moon and Hunter Reynolds.

2012-2013 Student Committee Members include: Sarah Buchanan, Jennifer Clifford, Nathalia Gabriel, Hannah Kelly, Alex McCormick, and Zulekha Sayyed.
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ALSO: Don’t miss out on our UMD Gallery Hop September 12th!! Besides our reception on September 12th 5-7PM, the Driskell Center is also hosting an opening. This will be a fantastic art-filled evening! Information below:

ALISON SAAR: STILL…, a collection of 11 large sculptures created by artist Alison Saar, includes works from 2010 to 2012 and combines the ruggedness of nature with solid structure. The exhibition will open at the David C. Driskell Center at Cole Student Activities Bldg., University of Maryland, College Park, on Thursday, September 12, 2013 with an opening reception, featuring a gallery tour by the artist, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and will stay on display through Friday, December 13, 2013.

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