Two students currently attending Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, junior Karl Holzenthal and senior Christian Dyer, have won two of the top three awards in the 21st Annual Student Show at the prestigious Copley Society of art in Boston. Their winning art work will be exhibited at the Co|So Gallery in Boston through April 16, 2010.
Submissions for this exhibition were reviewed by two jurors: Karen Quinn, Kristin and Roger Servison Curator or Paintings for Art of the Americas at the MFA, and Susan Lanoue of Lanoue Fine Art.
Sarah, Karl Holzenthal
The Copley Society of art is the oldest non-profit art association in the United States, with a history dating back to 1879 and comprises juried artists who are selected by a credentialed art committee. The Copley Society of art is located at 158 Newbury Street in Boston. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday from 12 to 5 p.m. and Monday by appointment.
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts continues the academic tradition of figurative and representational fine art while preparing students for a lifetime of contemporary creative practice. Students develop intellect and imagination, intensity of observation, sound craftsmanship, individual initiative and creativity, as well as depth of interpretation of ideas through artistic expression.
The College offers a BFA in Drawing, Illustration, Painting, and Sculpture, a post-baccalaureate program, three-year certificate program, an active continuing education program, and is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and by the National Association of the Schools of Art and Design.