The Santa Monica College Emeritus College Art Gallery will present the first of two juried art exhibits featuring selected works by Emeritus College students, beginning Thursday, June 7 through July 12.

An opening reception is scheduled from 5 to 6:30 p.m. June 7 at the gallery, located on the first floor of Emeritus College, 1227 Second St. in Santa Monica.

The exhibit will showcase art by students working in all media, including painting, drawing, collage, sculpture and photography.

The work is juried by local artists/curators Jesse Benson and Steven Bankhead, who recently finished their collaborative curatorial project Prince at the Forum, which included 27 local and international contemporary artists at the Beacon Arts Center in Inglewood.

Artists featured in the show include Gladys Barsallo, Nancy Boyarsky, Michele Boyar, Cheri Dickinson, Diane Durkin, Trudy Forney, Lorraine Ginsburg, Marjorie Grace-Sayers, Rosa G Hogle, Vicky Infante, Christine Ketvirtis, Cindy Lui, Gloria Markowitz, Elle Martin, Gary E Matthews, Starrie Ming, Wanda Norman-Storey, Ann P Olsen, Wendy Oxman Whittemore, Mahnaz Roshangar, Alex Vital, Diane Williams and Jane Zingale.

Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Information, (310) 434-4306.

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