Whitworth Communications

For Immediate Release

April 16, 2007

Whitworth Students to Display Works in Senior Art Exhibit, "Gaucherie," April 24-May 19

Whitworth students will display their works in the senior art exhibit, "Gaucherie," April 24-May 19 in the Koehler Gallery at Whitworth College. Located in the Fine Arts Building, the gallery is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday (the gallery is closed on official college holidays). Admission is free. An opening reception will be held Tuesday, April 24, from 5-7 p.m. in the Koehler Gallery. For more information, please call (509) 777-3258.

"Gaucherie" means an awkward or tactless act, manner or expression. The annual senior exhibit is the culmination of students' dedication to their artistic development and learning throughout four years of their undergraduate education. The students' works include urban-realist painting, abstraction, landscape, glass, graphic design and comic-inspired graphics, according to senior art major Angelika Wilson-Wipp.

Whitworth students whose works will be exhibited are Jennifer Ahre, Emily Bergsma, Melinda Blanford, Emily Clader, Jeanine Douglass, Amanda Lee, Carolina Maldonado,
Lindsey Maloney, Derrick Mitchell, Melinda Rinne, Beth Reamer, Krystle Stucky and
Angelika Wilson-Wipp.

Located in Spokane, Wash., Whitworth is a private, liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The college, which has an enrollment of 2,500 students, offers 53 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Contacts:

Scott Kolbo, associate professor of art and Koehler Gallery director, Whitworth College, (509) 777-4711 or skolbo@whitworth.edu.

Dee Anna Christiansen, art department program assistant, Whitworth College, (509) 777-3258 or dchristiansen@whitworth.edu.

Julie Riddle, public information officer, Whitworth College, (509) 777-3729 or jriddle@whitworth.edu.

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