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FSU Students Exhibit Photography at Roper Gallery

Four Frostburg State University students, Jessica Gibbs, Kim Wolfe, Karen Harvey and Seth Glass, will exhibit their photography in a show titled "Four Photographers" from Friday, Dec. 5, to Wednesday, Dec. 10, in the Stephanie Ann Roper Gallery in the FSU Fine Arts building.

While all four chose photography as their medium, their work is diverse in approach and subject matter. There will be an opening reception on Dec. 5, from 7 to 9 p.m. Refreshments will be served. The reception and show are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Sunday through Wednesday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Gibbs is an art and design student and has a concentration in photography, as well as a minor in graphic design and art history. She has a strong eye for photography and enjoys taking pictures of people in everyday situations. Her work is composed of high contrast, shadows, design elements and people. After graduating this December, Jessica plans to continue with photography and find a job that requires travel.

Wolfe will receive her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree this semester as well, with a concentration in photography. she also carries minors in both art history and women's studies.

She will show her black and white photography, with a subject matter consisting of the interiors of people's homes - the spaces people inhabit and the objects they see from day to day. A series of portraits will also be exhibited.

Harvey is a fine arts major with a concentration in photography and graphic design, and a minor in art history and will be receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts in the spring. She has an eye for abstract photography. In this exhibit, Harvey's work will consist of several abstract photograph series consisting of self portraits and of male and female models. After graduating, Karen plans to go to graduate school and continue her education in photography.

Glass will also be receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts with focuses in photography and graphic design, as well as a minor in art history. His portion of this exhibit will consist of black and white photography documenting the life and landscapes of rural Western Maryland. After graduating in December, Glass plans to further his education in the areas of photography and graphic design.

For more information, call the FSU Department of Visual Arts at (301) 687-4797. FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.

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