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561-297-2595, pburks@fau.edu

FAU Presents ‘APEX: the Fall 2013 BFA Graduates Exhibition’

BOCA RATON, Fla. (November 15, 2013) – The University Galleries in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University will present the “APEX: Bachelor of Fine Arts” exhibition from Friday, Nov. 22 through Friday, Dec. 14 in the Ritter Gallery, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. There will be an opening reception with a cash bar and a live acoustic performance by Raggy Monster on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. The exhibition and opening reception are free and open to the public.

“APEX”is the thesis exhibition for graduating students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts program in the Department of Visual Arts and Art History. The 19 artists included in this exhibition are: Shavonne Adams, Ingrid Barreneche, Robyn Berman, Samantha Brooks, Alyssa Espinoza, Melissa Fredendall, Peter Gioello, Kimberly Heise, Pauland Joasil, Man Liu, April McKay, Amalia Mermingas, Andrea Montoya, Woody Othello, Isidro Pentzke, Elise Raffa, Mark Ragoonathsingh, Deanna Ramcharan, and Cree Townsend. The artists will present works in photography, painting and sculpture.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts is a selective degree program intended for students who plan to either pursue a professional career in art or prepare for specialized graduate study. For more information, visit www.fau.edu/galleries or www.facebook.com/faubfafall2013graduates.

-FAU-

About Florida Atlantic University:
Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University is placing special focus on the rapid development of three signature themes – marine and coastal issues, biotechnology and contemporary societal challenges – which provide opportunities for faculty and students to build upon FAU’s existing strengths in research and scholarship. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.

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