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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  MEDIA CONTACT:  Matt Lindsay

March 13, 2003                                              (202) 994-1423;   






EVENT:          “MFA Thesis Show,” an exhibition of selected thesis works from Master of Fine Arts candidates James Hicks, Jacqueline Kierans and Karen Carruth, presented by The George Washington University Dimock Gallery.


WHEN:           Exhibition Dates: Now Through Friday, March 28, 2003                

                         Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

 Friday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


WHERE:         The George Washington University                                  

                         Dimock Gallery, Lisner Auditorium lower level                          

                         730 21st Street, NW

 Washington, D.C. (Foggy Bottom/GWU Metro, Blue and Orange lines)


COST:             Free and open to the public.




Paintings and Relief Prints, selected works by Karen Carruth, address issues of transparency and color.  Her unique paintings on mylar are hung so that they transept the gallery space.  Visitors are able to walk around the paintings that break up the space as free-floating panels, along with being able to view both around and through the paintings.


Above and Below the Surface: Serigraphic Monoprints on Clay, selected works by Jacqueline Kierans, evokes nature through patterns applied to clay of tree branches, crows and other decorative patterns.  Her composite pieces explore texture and form in an unusual mixed-media approach to relief sculptures.  Kierans, originally from Scotland, has consistently won awards for her work in student exhibitions.


Unboxing Package Design, selected works by James B. Hicks III, demonstrates the way three-dimensional designs on paper can be cut and folded to become clever and effective packaging designs for all kinds of products.


For more information call GW’s University Art Galleries at (202) 994-1525.

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