Opening reception for BOSS (Best of Salve Students) exhibit is Sept. 11 at Hamilton Gallery

An opening reception and awards ceremony for student artists whose work has been selected for BOSS Show 2014, the Best of Salve Students, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery. The public is welcome.

BOSS Show is an annual survey of outstanding student artwork drawn from the full spectrum of visual art courses taught on campus. This juried exhibition showcases creative achievement at all studio levels, from introductory to advanced, in a wide variety of media. This year’s show features photography, painting, drawing, ceramics, graphic design, illustration, sculpture and interactive digital design.

The juror for this year’s exhibition is Providence painter and director of AS220’s art galleries, Neal Walsh. AS220 is a nationally recognized non-profit arts organization based in Providence. AS220 was founded in 1985 on the principle that freedom of expression is crucial for the development of strong communities and individual spirits.

BOSS Show 2014 runs through Wednesday, Sept. 17.

The Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery is handicap accessible with parking along Lawrence and Leroy avenues. Its exhibits are open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. The gallery is closed on Mondays.