Fullerton College Hosting Dedication of Sister City Mural in Partnership with Morelia, Mexico
Andrea Hanstein, Director of Campus Communications
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FULLERTON – On Thursday, May 1, 2014 Fullerton College is hosting the opening night of its Student Art Exhibition and the dedication of a Sister City Mural. The event, which will take place just outside the Fullerton College Art Gallery (1000 Building), is scheduled to begin with a social hour at 5 pm and will be followed by a brief artist lecture, mural unveiling, and the announcement of the Student Art Exhibition Award winners. Parking and admission are free, and attendees are invited to stay and tour the exhibition.
Fullerton College Art Department faculty collaborated with artist Rivera Novoa to create the mural which depicts artists from Morelia, Mexico and Fullerton painting the landmarks and subjects of the two cities. It will reside in the Art Building’s central staircase. Funding for the project was provided by Fullerton College, the Murals of Brotherhood Project, and the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo.
The annual Student Art Exhibition presents the best student artwork created during the academic year. Prizes are awarded to the students who demonstrate the highest artistic merit. Many works will be available for purchase.
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