“Uncharted” highlights work of new YSU art faculty

mcdonough maze_outlined_RJ-985x1024“Uncharted,” an exhibition highlighting the work of three new faculty members of the Department of Art at Youngstown State University, opens with a reception at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in the McDonough Museum of Art on the YSU campus.

The exhibit, which runs through March 7, features works by Claudia Berlinski, Missy McCormick and R.J. Thompson.

Berlinski, who earned a master’s of Fine Arts degree from Ohio State University, teaches drawing and 2-D foundations. McCormick, who earned her MFA from the University of Florida, teaches ceramics. Thompson, who earned his MFA from Savannah College of Art and Design, teaches graphic and interactive design.

mcdonough claudia_feb-1-2013-pm-poster-1024x675In conjunction with the exhibit, several artists will present talks:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 5, 3 p.m., Robert Raack.
  • Thursday, Feb. 6, noon, Claudia Berlinski and Chris McCullough.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 12, 11 a.m., R.J. Thompson.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 19, 5 p.m., Missy McCormick and Stephen Chalmers.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 25, 11 a.m., Dana Sperry, Joseph D’Uva and Joy Christiansen Erb.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 26, 3 p.m., Dragana Crnjak.

The McDonough Museum is open 11 a.m. to 4  p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission is free. More at 330-941-1400 or www.mcdonoughmuseum.ysu.edu.