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Hamilton Gallery features ‘Best of Salve Students’ exhibition

NEWPORT, R.I. – (Sept. 13, 2016) – A juried exhibition featuring the artistry of Salve Regina students will open on Thursday, Sept. 15, at The Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery.
Students, faculty and the general public are welcome to the opening reception and awards ceremony on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Gallery, corner of Lawrence and Leroy avenues. The event will also include serve as the art department’s new student orientation.
BOSS Show 2016 (Best of Salve Students) is an annual survey of outstanding student artwork drawn from the full spectrum of visual art courses taught on campus.  This year’s exhibition, which will run through Sept. 28, showcases creative achievement at all studio levels, from introductory to advanced. The show features a wide variety of media, including photography, painting, drawing, ceramics and graphic design. 
The juror for BOSS Show 2016 is Norah Diedrich, executive director of the Newport Art Museum.
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 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. The gallery is closed on Mondays.