MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of Art & Design and the Clara M. Eagle Gallery present Unprecedented, the BA/BS joint exhibit featuring works by Hsuan Hsui Cheng, Chris Gill, Emma Mitchell, Dreyton Reed, Samantha Tudor, Tia Whitaker, Katie Indalecio and Jessica Free. The exhibit will be on view in the Clara M. Eagle Upper Gallery through Nov. 12, 2020.
Tia Whitaker, a senior from Cairo, Illinois, presents Strange Fruit, a series of five lithographic and screen-printed images. Whitaker will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Studio Art in December 2020.
A senior from Ladyville, Belize, Chris Gill’s work features figurative oil paintings on panels and stretched canvas as well as metalsmithing. Gill will receive a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art degree in December 2020.
Figurative ceramic sculpture is the area of work represented by Emma Mitchell, a senior from Paducah, Kentucky. Mitchell will receive the degree of Bachelor of Science in Studio Art in December 2020.
Drey Reed, a senior from Benton, Kentucky, presents figurative and illustration works in character design. Whitaker will receive the Bachelor of Science degree in Studio Art in December 2020.
A senior from Owensboro, Kentucky, Sam Tudor’s work features mixed media works comprised of armatures covered in plastic and painted. Tudor will receive the degree of Bachelor of Science in Art Education in spring 2021.
Ceramic sculpture is the area of work exhibited by Hsuan Hsiu Cheng. A senior from Taoyuan City, Taiwan, Cheng will receive the degree of Bachelor of Science in Studio Art in December 2020.
A senior from Elizabethtown, Kentucky, Katie Indalecio presents graphic design works for a food brand, Bread & Butter. Katie will receive her degree in Studio Art in December 2020.
Also exhibiting photography in the show is Jessica Free of Paducah, Kentucky, who will receive her Art Education degree in spring 2021.
Admission is free, and all galleries are open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Fridays from 8 to 4:30 p.m. Social distancing protocols and masks are required.