“Graphic Design Student Work Retrospective: A Decade of Design 2006-2016,” an exhibit featuring the artwork of former Northwest College students, opens with an artists’ reception in SinClair Gallery in Powell on Tuesday, March 14, from 4-6 p.m.
The exhibit includes the typography, advertising, logos, posters and illustrations of dozens of students and alumni who studied under Renée Tafoya, an associate professor of art and graphic design who retired from NWC in December 2016. Nearly 60 pieces will be on display through Friday, April 7.
“This retrospective came about when my colleagues in the art department asked me to do a show this spring,” Tafoya said. “I told them I had no new work to show, and that all I have been doing for the past several years is teaching.”
Then she had an idea: show the results of teaching. “Although I haven’t been making work, my students have and few people have had a chance to see this body of work,” she said.
The SinClair Gallery in the Orendorff Building is open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays. Admission is free.