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Annual college art show opens May 18

Published on May 17, 2017 7:11PM

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Christos Koutsouras, left, a renowned artist, and Teri Sund, a local gallery owner, are co-jurying this year’s exhibit.

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Christos Koutsouras, left, a renowned artist, and Teri Sund, a local gallery owner, are co-jurying this year’s exhibit.

“Big Red,” a painting by Christos Koutsouras.

Submitted photo

“Big Red,” a painting by Christos Koutsouras.


ASTORIA — Clatsop Community College’s 2017 annual Art Student Show — a juried event showcasing the talent and creativity of the college’s art students — will be on display in the Royal Nebeker Gallery from Thursday, May 18, through Friday, June 2.

An opening reception honoring the student artists will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 18. Award winners will be announced and cash prizes will be given.

The Art Student Show features a range of disciplines, including graphic arts, basic design, drawing, painting, ceramics, photography and printmaking.

Community college students currently enrolled, or who have been enrolled in art courses this academic year as well as the previous year, are invited to submit up to three pieces of work from each art course they have taken in this time frame.

Teri Sund, owner and director of Imogen Gallery in Astoria, and Christos Koutsouras, an international artist originally from Greece and currently based in Astoria, will be co-jurying this year’s exhibit. They will give a talk at the reception.

The Royal Nebeker Gallery (1799 Lexington Ave.) is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on weekends by appointment.

To learn more about the Royal Nebeker Gallery, visit www.clatsopcc.edu/community/ccc-royal-nebeker-art-gallery, or contact Kristin Shauck at kshauck@clatsopcc.edu.



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