The exhibition will feature artwork the students created while pursuing their degrees at USD and is open to the public daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. A closing reception is scheduled for Friday, April 26, from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.

Kuehl, from Elkton, South Dakota, is a studio art major with an emphasis in sculpture. His work focuses on the remnants of past decisions and their consequences through the interactions of the materials, the audience, and chance. He uses materials that include cast metals, wood, resin, foam, found objects and performance pieces.

Love, from Elk Point, South Dakota, is an art and elementary education major with a specialization in sculpture. Her work includes childlike characteristics within a sense of illusion of geometric shapes and organic forms. She used wood, tile, paper and foam to create an immersive installation within her current series.

Reiner, from Tripp, South Dakota, is a studio art major with a specialization in sculpture and a minor in art history. Her work includes sculptural depictions of human emotions and complex ideas of the human mind and soul. She draws on the symbolic quality of animal and human figures in her sculptures to portray themes of self-discovery and the influences of society in maturing. Reiner utilizes various techniques and materials to achieve this, including wood, metal and soft materials.

Tollufsen, from Ida Grove, Iowa, is a studio art major with an emphasis in sculpture and a minor in art history. Her work comprises spiritual and natural connections, found through materials used in the process and the subject matter of the female figure, organic abstracted forms, and religious and spiritual iconography. She uses cast metal, wood, textiles and found objects.

For more information about the exhibit, please contact Amy Fill, University Art Galleries director, at (605) 658- 3437 or

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