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Phaze 2 Gallery opening show features student work through September 5

ISSUED: 29 August 2019
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — The Student Showcase Exhibition is on display at Shepherd University’s Phaze 2 Gallery’s until September 5. A closing reception is scheduled for Thursday, September 5, from 4-6 p.m. The exhibit and reception are both free and open to the public.

The exhibit features selected artwork from students in the Department of Contemporary Art and Theater. It highlights the work being generated by student artists and has been on display throughout the summer to coincide with the Contemporary American Theater Festival.

The Phaze 2 Gallery is a cultural contact point between the Shepherdstown community and the outside world of contemporary art, primarily exhibiting emerging artists who are working to elevate the way visitors think and see by challenging the popular concepts and traditions of their disciplines. As an instructional tool for the Department of Contemporary Art and Theater, the Phaze 2 Gallery provides a venue for students, exhibiting artists, community, and art faculty.

Other exhibits planned for the 2019-2020 school year are:

The Phaze 2 Gallery is open Monday-Thursday from noon-7 p.m., Friday from noon-4:30 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., or by special request

For more information, contact Evan Boggess, gallery director, at

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