Art Alumni Shine at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art Exhibition

Posted on 11/30/2010 11:41:33 AM

Donoughe: Immaculate HeartSouthern Alleghenies Museum of Art’s Biennial 2010 Juried Art show, currently running, features a number of veterans of IUP’s acclaimed programs in visual art.

Among the notables included by juror Michael Strueber are Best of Show winner Chuck Olson, for his diptych “The Land: Exploitation;” Merit Award for Drawing winner Kathleen Kase Burk for her “Circular Logic;” and Merit Award for Painting winner Ron Donoughe for “Immaculate Heart of Mary” (pictured here).

Also featuring prominently in the show are IUP graduates; sculptors Norman Ed, Peter Calaboyias, and Eric Hoover; photographer Alexis Dillon; and painters Michael Begenyi and Ned Wert. Other IUP connections include Martha Murphy and Adrienne Heinrich, both of whom are rostered with the College of Fine Arts’ ArtsPath program.

The exhibit, showing at the museum on the campus of St. Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania, runs through February 19, 2011.