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Angelina College Visual Arts Students Opening Exhibition

Gallery Runs April 9-24

AC News Service

Angelina College Visual Arts students next week will celebrate their semester of artworks with an exhibition and reception taking place in the Angelina Center for the Arts Gallery on the AC campus.

The exhibition opens Tuesday, April 9 and will run through April 24. An artists’ reception takes place from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9 in the ACA foyer.

Students from Le’Anne Alexander’s Intro to Design and Intro to Drawing courses will participate.

Drawing students at AC study still life, landscape, portraiture and expression using traditional techniques in charcoal, graphite, Conté crayon and mixed media. Drawing students focus on gaining an understanding of the foundational elements of art and principles of design while creating artworks in wet media, such as acrylic and gouache. 

Following is the list of artists (and listed hometowns) by course:

Intro to Design students:  Robin Assuncao (Livingston), Alessandro Colindres (Pollock), Zoey Galloway (Lufkin), Liz Godwin (Lufkin), Makenna Hankins (Lufkin), William Lawes (Lufkin), Yajaira Mendoza (Lufkin), Eva Menz (Lufkin), Pablo Morones (Nacogdoches), Grace Pivonka (Lufkin), Cass Sullivan (Nacogdoches), Marshal Thomas (Lufkin) and Dawn Williams (Lufkin).

Intro to Drawing students: Kevin Avilez (Lufkin), Aaron Evans (Lufkin), Seth Hamilton (Lufkin), Sydney Holder (Huntington), Jazavion Humphrey (Lufkin), Demi’Treanna Johnson (Lufkin), Febe Martinez (Lufkin), Melissa Mendoza (Lufkin), Alexander Oliveros (Nacogdoches), Robert Ramirez (Diboll), Issac Resendis (Lufkin), Alejandra Rodriguez (Lufkin), Ximena Ruiz-Duron (Lufkin), Dawn Williams (Lufkin) and Parker Winthrop (Lufkin).

Both the reception and the gallery are open to the public, and admission is free.

For further information, contact Le’Anne Alexander at lalexander@angelina.edu.

Image captions:

Ximena Ruiz-Duron Image: This image, a charcoal and Conte’ crayon on paper work from Angelina College art student Ximena Ruiz-Duron, is one of the works scheduled for display in the upcoming Visual Arts Student Gallery scheduled to run April 9-24 in the Angelina Center for the Arts Gallery. (Contributed image)

Yajaira Mendoza Images (three images): This acrylic on paper work from Angelina College art student Yajaira Mendoza is one of the works scheduled for display in the upcoming Angelina College Visual Arts Student Gallery scheduled to run April 9-24 in the Angelina Center for the Arts Gallery. (Contributed image)