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Guilford College Alumni Art Exchange and Alumni Art Exhibition

Guilford College Alumni Art Exchange and Alumni Art Exhibiition
March 22– May 31, 1996, 1996
Thirty Guilford College alumni who have established successful careers in the arts returned to campus on March 22 to share their experiences in the ³Alumni Art Exchange,² a series of panel discussions on topics ranging from careers in museums & galleries, art businesses, art education, graduate school opportunities, and ³surviving and thriving² as practicing artists. The Exchange was well attended by Guilford College alumni, students, faculty and staff, along with visitors from the community.
The symposium concluded with the opening reception for the Alumni Art Exhibition, featuring nearly 100 works of art by forty-eight alumni. Bonnie Melton Œ77 was presented the Presidential Purchase Award for her painting, ³Gardening in the South.² The award was sponsored by President Rogers, and the Exxon Foundation, to honor an outstanding alumni artist in the exhibition by purchasing their work for the college¹s permanent collection.