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Fine Arts Faculty Artwork on Display at Day Gallery

The University Art Galleries at USD "Faculty Exhibition: 2018" celebrates the creative work of USD's Fine Arts faculty.

VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota College of Fine Arts presents “Faculty Exhibition: 2018” in the John A. Day Gallery now through Nov. 16. A closing reception will be held Nov. 16 from 5-7 p.m.

The exhibition celebrates the creative work from Johntimothy Pizzuto, Michael Hook, Liz Heeren, Cory Knedler, Amber Hansen, Chris Meyer, Michael Hill, Qiuwen Li, John Banasiak, Ari Albright, Aaron Packard and Sherry He.

The exhibition and closing reception are free and open to the public. The Day Gallery is open to the public between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and on weekends by special appointment.


USD's College of Fine Arts encourages students to pursue their chosen professional field in art, music or theater through their study with nationally recognized faculty who are working professionals. Students learn and grow to be professional fine artists with great job potential anywhere in the country. The college offers opportunities for additional real-world experiences through work with guest artists, study tours abroad and opportunities at the National Music Museum and the University Art Galleries on the Vermillion campus and the Black Hills Playhouse in Custer State Park. The college brings more than 80 guests artists to campus annually to work with students.


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 202 undergraduate and 84 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Knudson School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 16:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 18 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.


Hanna DeLange
USD News