Muddy Waters Coffee House in Geneseo Display GCC Student Art Work

A local café is offering an exciting off-campus opportunity for Genesee Community College fine arts students to display their creative talents for the public to enjoy.

Batavia, NY - A local café is offering an exciting off-campus opportunity for Genesee Community College fine arts students to display their creative talents for the public to enjoy. Surrealism meets caffeine in “Caffeinated Canvas,” a collaborative art project created by students in the Advanced Painting class at Genesee Community College. Instructor Heather Jones inspired her students to work together on a 5 by 10-foot mural that offers a surreal expression of the coffee house atmosphere. The work will be on display in the Muddy Waters Coffee House at 53 Main Street in Geneseo, NY from May 16-July 9, 2012.

The piece features the teamwork of students Christina Barnes, Holly Hosmer, Keenan Hughes, Kyle Maurer, Dana Torcello, Ashley Wood and Nate Buys. A number of other pieces painted by the students will also be exhibited. “The pieces from these emerging artists highlight a wide display of contemporary expression, material exploration and a diverse grouping of vibrant concepts,” according to Ms. Jones.

For directions to Muddy Waters, visit the coffee house website: http://www.mwcoffeehouse.com/geneseo.html.

Information on the fine arts programs offered at GCC is available here: http://www.genesee.edu/academics/programs/arts/.

For more information please contact Marketing Communications associate director Donna Rae Sutherland at (585) 343-0055 ext. 6616, or via email: dsutherland@genesee.edu.

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