Art Department hosts annual sale

Paint Pallete Sarah Hill's paintingLINDSBORG, KAN., May 9, 2012—The Bethany College Art Department invites the public to its annual art sale Tuesday, May 15, and Wednesday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Levin Room in Pihlblad Memorial Union

Proceeds from the sale will be used to purchase equipment for the art department and fund the Kahmeyer Visiting Artist Lecture Series. All artwork has been created and donated by Bethany College students taking ceramics, three-dimensional arts, jewelry, and printmaking classes, as well as department faculty and staff. Continue reading

Wilson to exhibit senior art show, “Of All the Rights of Women”

LINDSBORG, KAN., April 30, 2012—Bethany College senior artist Hannah Wilson, Lyndon, Kan., will exhibit her senior art show, “Of All the Rights of Women,” at the Mingenback Art Center at Bethany on May 3 to May 8.

A reception in her honor will be held on Sunday, May 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. with a gallery talk by the artist at 2:30 p.m. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

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Smith to Exhibit Senior Art Show, “Natural Conception”

LINDSBORG, KAN., April 19, 2012—Bethany College senior artist Cassandra Smith, Salina, Kan., will exhibit her senior art show, “Natural Conception,” at the Mingenback Art Center at Bethany on April 26 to May 1.

A reception in her honor will be held on Sunday, April 29, from 2 to 4 p.m. with a gallery talk by the artist at 2:30 p.m. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. Continue reading

Schwartz to Exhibit Senior Art Show, “Waking Dreams”

LINDSBORG, KAN., April 11, 2012—Bethany College senior artist Jordan Schwartz, Salina, Kan., will exhibit his senior art show, “Waking Dreams,” at the Mingenback Art Center at Bethany on April 19 to 25.

A reception in his honor will be held on Sunday, April 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. with a gallery talk by the artist at 2:30 p.m. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

“A main theme in my work is the element of storytelling,” Schwartz says. “I enjoy the challenge of conveying a narrative to my viewers through the use of pictures without the assistance of words. Without words, it falls to the power of body language and the relationship the objects in the picture have with each other to tell the story.” Continue reading

Koch to Exhibit Senior Art Show, “Tipping the Edge”

LINDSBORG, KAN., April 2, 2012—Bethany College senior artist Abby Koch, Salina, Kan., will exhibit her senior art show, “Tipping the Edge,” at the Mingenback Art Center at Bethany on April 12 to 17.

A reception in her honor will be held on Sunday, April 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. with a gallery talk by the artist at 2:30 p.m. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. Continue reading

Lindsay to Exhibit Senior Art Show, “The Reveal”

artwork by Suzy LindsayLINDSBORG, KAN., February 27, 2012— Bethany College senior artist Suzy Lindsay, Hillsboro Kan.,will exhibit her Senior Art Show, entitled “The Reveal,” at the Mingenback Art Center at Bethany from March 8 to 13. A reception in her honor will be held on Sunday, March 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. with a gallery talk by the artist at 2:30 p.m. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

Lindsay is a studio art major with an emphasis in drawing. Her work consists of graphite, ink, watercolor, oil painting, print making, and black and white photography. Lindsay is inspired by a variety of subjects but focuses mainly on the human figure and flowers. Continue reading

Dean of Recruitment and Marketing Tricia Hawk Promoted to Vice President

Tricia HawkLINDSBORG, KAN., January 11, 2012—Bethany College has promoted Tricia Hawk, former dean of recruitment and marketing, to vice president of recruitment and marketing. Hawk has served in her current role since 2007, which oversees admissions and communications. “I am honored that the Board of Directors is confident in my leadership skills, and I am very pleased at this promotion,” says Hawk.

The Bethany College Board of Directors unanimously voted for Hawk’s vice presidency in their fall meeting. Under her leadership, enrollment has grown 17.7% from 2007 to 2011. “In a very challenging and competitive environment, Tricia has led four consecutive years of enrollment growth. Her expertise and enthusiasm is certainly an asset to Bethany College,” says President Edward F. Leonard III. Continue reading