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STUDENT INVITATIONAL 2017
Chaffey College and the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art are pleased to present Student Invitational 2017 from April 10 - May 11, 2017. There will be a reception for the artists on April 11 from 4-6pm and a panel discussion with the artists on April 26 from 12:30 - 2pm at the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of this juried exhibition, featuring Chaffey College student artists. In this rigorous program, the selected artists work closely with faculty, the museum curators, and other art professionals to create a new body of work, culminating in a professional quality group exhibition at the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art.
Student Invitational 2017 will feature work by Crystal Dickerson-Hancock, Eduardo Galvez, Raylene Jimenez, Vienna Medina, Jesus Meza, Victoria Ramirez, Tiffany Smith, Joshua Vega, and Lily Welling. Student Invitational 2017 is instructed by Mark Lewis.
Chaffey College Dance Department presents
Chaffey Spring Dance Concert 2017
Headed by artistic director, Michele Jenkins
The annual spring dance concert celebrates the diversity of dance cultivating creativity and physical expression with an energetic mix of modern dance, classical and contemporary ballet, jazz, hip hop, musical theatre, tap, and ballroom. With the choreographic and dance-performing talents of faculty, students, and guest artists.
Dance Connection offers something for everyone in a dynamic
and thought-provoking performance of varied dance styles
filled with passion and kinetic intensity! Come and
share the joy and inspiration of this annual favorite!
Join Professor Rentz and his students as they present a listening party of original work to accompany the visual work on view by student artists who are participating in the Student Invitational 2017 exhibition on view at the Wignall Museum.