For Immediate Release
15 April 2011

Melissa Lamar
860.773.1407 (office)

Tunxis Student Art on Display at Gallery Exhibition


Tunxis Community College invites the public to the 32nd Annual Student Art Exhibition, a juried show of works by Tunxis art students, April 18-28 in the Wallace Barnes and Barbara Hackman Franklin Art Gallery.

Close to 100 works will be on display representing a variety of media including paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, digital fine art, and graphic design. The pieces were chosen by the show’s juror, Joe Sam, a renowned mixed media painter, illustrator and sculptor with studios in Windsor, Conn. and San Francisco, Calif.

Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and by appointment. For more information, call 860.773.1621 or email William Kluba at

Tunxis offers associate’s degrees in visual fine arts, graphic design, photography, interactive media, and certificates in photography and graphic design; as well as 55 other degree and certificate programs. Tunxis is located at the junction of Routes 6 and 177 in Farmington. Visit Tunxis at