The Fall 2014 Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition will run Dec. 4-20 at the Schneider Hall Galleries. An opening reception will be held Dec. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. 

The student artists will display artwork in a variety of mediums including sculpture, drawing, painting and more. Each student’s collection is comprised of pieces that represent the artist’s unique vision and his or her readiness to enter the professional art world after graduation. 

“We are proud of the rigor and quality of our BFA program,” said Ying Kit Chan, chair of the department of fine arts. “This is an exceptional group of student artists and we encourage people to get a preview of some of their earliest works before they begin their professional careers.”

The 13 participating artists are:

·       Leigha Babey

·       Samuel Cooney

·       Robyn Gibson

·       Melodie Hawkins

·       Elizabeth Hayden

·       Alex Huninghake

·       Sherrill Keefe

·       Adam Mescan

·       B. Nelson

·       Mario Picciuto

·       Brittni Pullen

·       Anasazi Thomas

·       John Travisano


The exhibition is free and open to the public. For more information visit  

Erica Walsh
Erica Walsh is the senior marketing manager in the Office of Communications and Marketing where she manages the UofL Magazine and the President’s Report and contributes to the university’s branding and advertising efforts. Walsh joined UofL in 2014 after previously serving as the public relations specialist at Indiana University Southeast for seven years. Prior to her career in higher education communications, she was a reporter at The News-Enterprise in Elizabethtown, Ky.