Annual Student Art Show on exhibit through May 10

Amber Owen "London Tower"Visit LLCC’s James S. Murray Gallery yet this week to view artwork in the Annual Student Art Show. Sixty-three art students submitted a total of 148 entries for consideration, representing 14 of LLCC’s studio classes.

Corrin Smithson McWhirter, artist and gallery director for the Springfield Art Association, served as juror for the show. She selected 82 art entries out of the 148, as well as the winners in the studio art categories. McWhirter is a native of southern Ontario, Canada. She studied sculpture and installation at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and received her bachelor’s degree from York University in Toronto. She works actively to support the professional growth of local artists, in addition to partnering with community leaders to foster and inspire public art in Springfield. McWhirter has exhibited and curated exhibitions throughout North America.

The student art exhibit is open for viewing through May 10 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.