(Posted April 6, 2011)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Two Juniata College students studying art will exhibit various ceramic pieces and book-inspired art at the Huntingdon Arts Council's Art Space at 212 4th St. in downtown Huntingdon from Friday, April 8 through Tuesday, April 19.

The exhibit, which is the senior capstone assignment for both students, is free and open to the public. For further information, please call (814) 643-6220. There will be an opening reception at 6 p.m., April 8 at the Art Space.

Laura Campbell, a senior studying fine art and digital design from West Orange, N.J., will display various pieces in her exhibit titled "Drawing on Volumes." Campbell's work explores the relationship between words, textural qualities and images in mass-produced books.

"I discovered that the world could be recreated through clay and that it extended far beyond the functional teapot and vase stereotypes," Campbell says of her exhibit. "I started in clay and slowly began to adopt alternative objects to, in fact, do the same thing: recreate the life around me and enhance through imagination."

Roy Holm, a senior from Koeln, Germany studying philosophy and ceramics, will exhibit only ceramic pieces in his exhibit, "The Sounds of Volume."

"I believe that the ceramic program has considerably contributed to my personal and academic growth," Holm says. "In congruence with my philosophy studies, I have come to view the world and the human condition in a state of constant motion. What has come to matter to me is how I personally engage myself with the processes. Clay is a material that has too many variable for me to keep in my head, and the more I explore it, the deeper and broader the meaning of the material becomes."

Contact April Feagley at feaglea@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3131 for more information.