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Senior Art Exhibit at Evangel University

Published on Apr 14, 2019 by Paul K. Logsdon

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel University Fine Arts & Design Gallery is featuring the works of four seniors through May 2, 2019. Admission to the art exhibit is free and open to the public.

The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and is located in the Lawrence & Alletha Barnett Fine Arts Center, just south of the Spence Chapel, facing Glenstone Ave.

There are three seniors majoring in the department who have their work displayed:

• Stephanie Kelly from Watsonville, Calif.

• Trenton Blevins from Reeds Spring, Mo.

• Sarah Peacock from Nixa, Mo.

In addition, one senior minoring in photography has her “Peace Series” displayed:

• Abigail Land from Arlington, Texas


A group of homeschooled kids explore the art display and enjoy “Fish,” by Stephanie Kelly.

Closeup of a “Fish,” by Stephanie Kelly.

“Green City” by Trenton Blevins.
“Ezekiel 37:4-6” by Sarah Peacock.

Art at Evangel

Evangel University is home to the state-of-the-art Lawrence & Alletha Barnett Fine Arts Center, which opened in 2002.

The Art Education degree at Evangel is for the creative art student seeking certification to teach art in elementary, junior high, or high school grades. EU’s program meets the Missouri state requirements for certification in Art Education, grades K-12.

Students who desire a well-rounded approach to artistic disciplines may earn a Bachelor of Arts in Art degree. The program requires 33 credits in art and is a good option for a double major. The department also offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, where students take 58 studio hours, with an emphasis on studio work or graphic design. Both combine art history and appreciation courses with practical expertise in various studio areas.

For additional information, visit Evangel’s Department of Humanities. or contact Stan Maples at (417) 865-2815, ext. 7395.

Evangel University, which includes the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS), is a comprehensive Christian university committed to excellence in educating and equipping students to serve the church and society globally. Evangel serves more than 2,100 students from all 50 states and numerous foreign countries, offering 65 undergraduate majors and 19 master’s and doctoral degrees.


PHOTOS BY: Paul K. Logsdon