Fenton, a native of Simpsonville, Ky., explores the relationship between letter styles and social situations in her exhibit, “Social Type.” Her mixed media sculpture relates typography to common social settings and examines the connection between type style and emotions. She is the daughter of John Fenton and Susan Crabtree Fenton.
In his exhibit, “Aftershocks,” Melton is exhibiting informational silkscreened posters that remind the viewer, through text and image, of the ongoing problems created by world disasters. He is a member of the Graphic Design Group, a Murray State SGA senator and has been on the Dean’s List. He is from Crestwood, Ky.
Fenton’s and Melton’s exhibits are displayed in the Clara M. Eagle Gallery in the Doyle Fine Arts Center on campus. A reception for Fenton and Melton will be held in Eagle Gallery on Friday, Oct. 21, from 6-8 p.m.
The community is invited to the receptions and the exhibits, and admission to the galleries is free.
The Clara M Eagle Gallery is a dynamic exhibition space for visitors to learn about the history of art and contemporary new media. With over 1,200 works of art housed in the permanent collection and 8,200 square feet of exhibition space, the galleries at Murray State are a constant source of innovative programming and educational research within the community. Gallery hours for Eagle and the Curris Center are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.