Reception set for annual student art exhibition

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Richmond Center for Visual Arts

KALAMAZOO—The annual Frostic School of Art Student Exhibition is on display at Western Michigan University's Monroe-Brown Gallery in the Richmond Center for Visual Arts April 3-17.

An awards ceremony for the entire Frostic School of Art will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in the Dalton Recital Hall. Scholarships and exhibition awards will be celebrated and outstanding student achievements will be honored. A reception for the student exhibition in the Richmond Center lobby will immediately follow the presentation of awards.

This year’s student exhibit juror is Lauren Rosati. Lauren is a Brooklyn-based curator and writer who works with composers, curators, artists and writers on international projects.

Lauren Rosati

Rosati is curatorial assistant in modern and contemporary art at the National Academy Museum, a Ph.D. student in art history at the Graduate Center, CUNY and executive director/co-curator of Audience, a New York-based nonprofit. She is also a member of the advisory committee for Art21's "New York Close-Up" and was the assistant curator of Exit Art from 2007 to 2012. Rosati has organized exhibitions and events at the Tank, Chashama, Walter Reade Theater/Film Society of Lincoln Center and Spectacle Theater among other venues, and has lectured at many institutions including Brown University, University of Massachusetts, Amherst and CAA/Art Chicago.

Gallery hours

RCVA galleries are open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, and noon to 6 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, contact Don Desmett at or (269) 387-2455.