VERMILLION, S.D. – University of South Dakota students Hope Bosler, Cory Carlyle, Kylie Drilling and Courtney LaVallie will present their Bachelor of Fine Arts graduation exhibition, “Énouement,” at the John A. Day Gallery in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts building, Dec. 3-7. The closing reception will be held on Dec. 7 from 6-8 p.m. The show will feature artwork from each student, encompassing their perspective art emphasis.
Hope Bosler is an art education major with a fine arts emphasis in painting from Alvord, Iowa. She has studied art at USD for 4 ½ years, where she has gained a love for art in education and how to teach and present many forms of artwork for students. Her work displays various images within paintings that showcase specific aspects of Midwestern life style. Bosler’s future plans include becoming an art teacher in the Midwest and continuing to experiment in her artwork.
Cory Carlyle is a fine arts major with an emphasis in graphic design from Auburn, Iowa. He has studied art at USD for 4 ½ years, where he explored many variations of graphic design. He has taken a variety of graphic design classes such as branding, packaging, publication and web design. His future plans include moving to a bigger city within the Midwest were he plans to pursue a graphic design career.
Kylie Drilling is a fine art major with an emphasis in graphic design from Omaha, Nebraska. She has studied art at USD for 4 ½ years, where she explored a passion in design. Her work incorporates a variety of graphics projects including branding, packaging and web design. Her future plans include becoming a professional graphic designer in the Midwest and continuing to explore graphic design.
Courtney LaVallie is a fine arts major with an emphasis in ceramics from Sioux Falls. She has studied art at USD for 4 ½ years, where she discovered a passion for three dimensional form and working in clay. Her works display geologically inspired textured pieces carved from clay and fired in atmospheric kilns. LaVallie’s future plans include furthering her studio practice at graduate school.
The exhibition is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information about the exhibit, please contact Kate Skelly, University Art Galleries director, at (605) 677-3177 or Kate.Skelly@usd.edu.