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Coastal Excavation Exhibit Opens Oct. 2 at Johnson State


Coastal Excavation Exhibit Opens Oct. 2 at Johnson State

September 29, 2017

“Coastal Excavation,” artwork by Johnson State College Master of Fine Arts student Melissa Fairgrieve, will be displayed Oct. 2-20 in the Julian Scott Memorial Gallery at the Dibden Center for the Arts on campus.

A reception and artist’s talk, free and open to the public as is the exhibit, will be held at the gallery 4-6 p.m. Oct. 3.

The thesis exhibit will feature large, multiple-piece works in oil and graphite on paper by the Middletown, Rhode Island, artist.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. For more information, visit or call 635-1469.

On July 1, 2018, Johnson State College and Lyndon State College will become Northern Vermont University, a two-campus institution of higher education that combines the best of both colleges’ nationally recognized liberal arts and professional programs under a single administration. Driven by a mission to provide a high-quality, accessible, inclusive education for students in the state, the region, the nation and online, NVU will begin recruiting in fall 2017 for its first class starting in fall 2018.