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Two Campbellsville University art and design students accepted into group exhibition in Louisville

March 29, 2017
For Immediate Release

By Lauren Stevens, student news writer, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Two of Campbellsville University’s Art & Design students, Dalton Bennett, a junior of Campbellsville and Madison Daulton, a senior of Somerset, Ky., were accepted into a group exhibition titled “The Next Generation” at Kaviar Gallery in Louisville, Ky.

Only 24 artists from 14 high school and college students in Kentucky were accepted. Opening reception will be Friday, March 31 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. coinciding with the Louisville’s FAT Friday Trolley Hop on Frankfort Avenue. The Trolley Hop is from 6 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. when riders can discover Louisville’s most fabulous shopping, dining and entertainment in the historic Frankfort Avenue corridor.

The exhibition runs from March 31through April 29.

According to the Kavair Gallery’s website, their thoughts about “The Next Generation” art show were, “Encouraging young artists is an investment in a future rich in culture. Through this show we hope to embolden the next generation of our budding Kentucky artists to continue and pursue their artistic practice. ‘The Next Generation’ is a juried group show presenting artworks by student artists currently enrolled in Kentucky colleges or high schools in the following counties: Jefferson, Fayette, Jessamine, Warren, Taylor, Campbell, Oldham, and Marion.”

Bennett is the son of Edgar Bennett of Elizabethtown Ky., and Dawn Webster of Campbellsville Ky. Daulton is the daughter of Marvin and Melanie Daulton of Somerset Ky.

Exhibiting artists include: Ali Deane, University of Kentucky; Andru Stone, University of Kentucky; Anna Serey, North Oldham High School; Bradley Fowler, Jefferson Community & Technical College; Brooke Hill, Marion County High School;

Christian Nelson, Bellarmine University; Christopher Kuhne, Asbury University; Dalton Bennett, Campbellsville University; Daryna Pohorilets, University of Louisville; Elizabeth Clare Taylor, Bellarmine University;

Emily Gordon, Marion County High School; Irene Mudd, University of Louisville: Hite Art Institute; Jasmine Smith, Northern Kentucky University; Jayda D. Halsell, J. Graham Brown School;

Jayda Johnson, Ballard High School; Kathryn Huttunen, J. Graham Brown School; Lissy Walston, Marion County High School; Madison Daulton, Campbellsville University; Mary Kathryn Helm, North Oldham High School;

Nicholas J. Smith, Western Kentucky University; S.N. Parks, University of Louisville: Hite Art Institute; Sarah Martinez, Kentucky College of Art + Design; Shae Goodlett, Bellarmine University; and Sunny Rae Podbelsek, duPont Manual High School.

In December, Sarah Smith, a senior from Brownsville, Texas, was accepted into a group show at Tim Faulkner Gallery in Louisville titled “Deck the Walls” skateboard art show. She screenprinted on a (skateboard) deck.

Campbellsville University is a widely-acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 5,000 students offering over 80 programs of study including 19 master’s degrees, six postgraduate areas and seven pre-professional programs. The university has off-campus centers in Louisville, Harrodsburg, Somerset and Hodgenville with instructional sites in Elizabethtown, Owensboro and Summersville and a full complement of online programs. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.