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Senior Thesis Exhibition “Composite” Opens at Ramapo College on May 4

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MAHWAH, N.J. — The 2016 Senior Thesis exhibition “Composite” opens at Ramapo College with an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4 in the Kresge and Pascal Galleries in the Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts. The work of 17 graduating Visual Arts majors will go on view. The exhibition continues with special hours (listed below) through May 12.

This exciting exhibition encompasses a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional contemporary art forms. The emerging artists represent the School of Contemporary Arts Visual Arts concentrations: Drawing and Painting, Electronic Art and Animation, Photography, and Sculpture. While an inaugural presentation for many, this is an unusually talented group of students, several of whom have already been exhibited professionally and have accepted in prestigious grant programs and artist residencies.

Exhibiting artists will be present at the opening reception on May 4. Food and refreshments will be provided. Admission and parking for the event is free and open to the public.

Gallery hours are:  May 5, 1-8 p.m., May 6, 12-8 p.m., May 9, 12-8 p.m., May 10, 12-8 p.m., May 11, 12-8 p.m., May 12, 12-7 p.m.  Note: There are no weekend viewing hours.

For more information, contact Sydney Jenkins at 201-684-7147.


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

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 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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