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Barbadian exchange students' artwork on display at St. Lawrence College


BROCKVILLE - Seven St. Lawrence College Fine Arts exchange students from Barbados will display their unique and inspiring artwork in “Art Times Seven”, an art show on display in the Student Lounge from November 28 until December 12.

“Art Times Seven” features a variety of large-scale artworks that explore nature, the cycle of life and the impact Canada has had on the Barbadian students and their artwork over the past four months. From vibrant flowers native to Barbados to the Canadian maple leaf in autumn, discover the sources of inspiration our exchange students have drawn from in their creation of a variety of art mediums, including paintings, sculptural pieces, drawings and mixed media.

“The students have all been impacted in some way by the Canadian culture and environment and have embraced the opportunity to express themselves both through the intense process of self-reflection and art education,” said Andrew Hamilton, Fine Arts program coordinator and professor. “They have learned to focus their abilities over the semester to create a body of artwork. Please come and enjoy.”

“Art Times Seven” Opening/Meet the Artists
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Noon – 1pm
Student Lounge
St. Lawrence College, 2288 Parkedale Ave

The seven students are part of an exchange program between St. Lawrence College and Barbados Community College and spend one semester in Brockville studying Fine Arts. The international exchange agreement program between St. Lawrence College and Barbados Community College seeks the promotion of scholarly activities and multicultural understanding, between both Institutions as well the interchange of teachers and students. The exchange program also provides the opportunity for SLC students to spend time studying in Barbados.

Denise Wing
Communications Officer
Marketing & Communications
St. Lawrence College
Brockville, Cornwall, Kingston
T 613-345-0660, ext. 2261