The Cornell Fine Arts Museum presents COALESCENCE


Contact: Joshua Almond                                            
Phone: 407.646.2498


An Exhibition Brought to you by the Class of 2013


Winter Park, Fla. (March 21, 2013)—The Cornell Fine Arts Museum, in collaboration with the Department of Art and Art History at Rollins College is proud to host Coalescence, an exhibition debuting the work of ten senior studio art majors from the Class of 2013. The reception takes place at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum on Friday, April 19th from 5:30 p.m.–7:30 pm. This event is free and open to the public.


Coalescence is the culmination of the students’ artistic efforts and accomplishments over the pastfour years. The exhibition features works by Airam Dato-on, Kelly Brown, Elizabeth Countess Payne, Julia Lanfersieck, Julia McInnis, Roxanne Bates, Nikki Crewe, Andrew Berger, Alexis Csenger, and Meghan Pearis.  A variety of mediums are used including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, mixed media, and video art.


The exhibition was juried by the Rollins College Professors Joshua Almond, Dana Hargrove, Dawn Roe, and Rachel Simmons, and by Jonathan F. Walz, Curator of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum. The jurors’ selections exemplify the students’ talents, technical prowess, and ingenuity.


Coalescence will be on view at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum through May 12, 2013.  For more information, please call Joshua Almond at 407.646.2498 or visit the Cornell Fine Arts Museum’s website at 



The Cornell Fine Arts Museum is the only teaching museum in the greater Orlando area. Its encyclopedic collection totals over 5,000 objects ranging from antiquity through contemporary, including rare Old Master paintings and a comprehensive collection of prints, drawings and photographs. Located on the campus of Rollins College near downtown Winter Park, the Cornell’s public hours are: Tuesday–Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 12 to 5 p.m.  The Cornell Fine Arts Museum is offering FREE ADMISSION to all in celebration of its 35th anniversary.  For additional information, please call 407.646.2526 or visit

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