Published April 28, 2015

Senior art

Works on display by Carter, Mach, Orwig, Sowell
The second installment of Monmouth College’s annual senior art exhibit is on display through May 7 in the Len G. Everett Gallery of Hewes Library.
 
The exhibit features the works of Kaitlin Carter of Zion, Jorie Mach of Aurora, Kyle Orwig of Havana and Nakenge Sowell of Chicago. A reception for the artists will be held on May 3 at 12 noon.
 
Carter, who used a mixture of Sharpie and alcohol on mosaic tiles to represent the flow of water, said, “I am drawn to this material and process because it gets me excited to see what happens with the colors and really helps with the concept of movement of water.”
 
Said Mach, who is displaying ceramic designs, “I have always loved calm cool lines, beautiful colors that remind you of the ocean, and I have always loved that anyone can pick up my pots and feel the lines and the glaze and feel what I am trying to show them. I want them to have a singular moment of calm when they pick up my pot. I lived in Florence, Italy, for four months and it was the most wonderful calming and tranquil experience I have ever had. When I returned I was changed as a person and I wanted my artwork to reflect on that.”
 
Orwig’s work reflects his journey as a track and field athlete at Monmouth, while Sowell is displaying several paintings.
 
The Everett Gallery is open Mondays through Thursdays, 7:30 a.m. to midnight; Fridays, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays, noon to midnight.
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