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Cover Image Senior Thesis Exhibition Opens at Ramapo College

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)April 16, 2018

Robbie Bulilan, Memory Obscura

MAHWAH, N.J. – The Ramapo College of New Jersey’s School of Contemporary Arts’ Class of 2018 is announcing its senior thesis exhibition Cover Image. The dynamic exhibition will be on view in the Kresge and Pascal Galleries, located in Ramapo College’s Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for the Performing and Visual Arts. The show, curated by Professor Warner Wada, will feature a body of work from each senior Visual Arts major. Cover Image opens on Wednesday, May 2, with an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. in the galleries.

Special hours for the exhibition will be from 1-5 p.m. on the following days: Thursday, May 3; Friday, May 4; Saturday, May 5; Monday, May 7; and Tuesday, May 8.

On Wednesday, May 9, the galleries will be open from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in conjunction with the annual Arching Ceremony.  

The senior thesis exhibition is one of Ramapo College’s most highly anticipated and well-attended shows of the year. Viewers can anticipate a wide range of fertile works in various media, including Animation, Installation, Oil Painting, Photography, and Sculpture. Types of content will include but are not limited to figurative, abstract, landscape, documentary and political work.

Katelyn Bethke, Americana

The unique works in this capstone course were developed over the semester, and some students began their projects as early as last summer. Cover Image marks the progress of each student and showcases their unique voices as the next generation of talented artists to graduate from Ramapo College before they move on to further themselves in their artistic careers. Many of the works will be available for purchase.

Artists include:

Laurel-Branwen Barbosa, Meghan Barr, Karen Baum, Katelyn Bethke, Carolyn Breitz, Robbie Bulilan, Juliet Carvajal, Paige Colditz, Rachael Conway, Joseph Dziema, Kailey FitzPatrick, Nicolas Forzani, Katelyn Fuchs, Kayla Gramp, Stefanie Jones, Naomi Krenitsyn, Matthew Lacanna, Katharine Michael, Erin Muldoon, Alissa Paulison, Steven Percarpio, Ariana Rivera, Rachel Rosenberg, Ariana Sanchez, Sara Venusti, Sean Wissell, and Amie Wuchter.

The Kresge and Pascal Galleries are located in the Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts on the Ramapo College campus. For further information about the thesis exhibition or mobility accommodations, contact Warner Wada at wwada@ramapo.edu

For questions regarding the Kresge and Pascal Galleries, contact Sydney Jenkins at 201-684-7147.

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About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per Niche.com.

Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.  

Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels.  Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com. Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market. 

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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