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Sculpture professor to showcase work at Weyers-Sampson Gallery


Sculpture professor to showcase work at Weyers-Sampson Gallery

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Thiel College Professor of Sculpture Jesse Amar, M.F.A., will exhibit his work at the College’s Weyers-Sampson Gallery.

The display begins Tuesday, March 15 with an opening reception from 3 to 5 p.m. His work “Sabbatical Report: An Exhibition of New Sculpture” will be on display until April 8.

Spring semester gallery hours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9 a.m. to noon and 2-4 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.

The display is free and open to the public.

Amar has a B.A. in art from Swarthmore College and an M.F.A. in sculpture from American University. He has taught at Thiel College since 2000. Prior to that, he was an adjunct professor of sculpture at American University, an instructor at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and a visiting artist in sculpture at the Chautauqua Institute (N.Y.).

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Thiel College is an independent college founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 24 varsity sports, and an 11:1 student-faculty ratio. The College is also home to a Master of Science in speech-language pathology, a Leadership Master of Business Administration and a Management Master of Business Administration. Both master’s degree programs offer innovative and accelerated five-year paths which allow students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. The speech-language pathology program also has an accelerated 15-month graduate-level program. The M.B.A. program also has a 12-month post-graduate program. A dedicated faculty paired with dynamic research and internship opportunities produce numerous graduate school and job placements. Coeducational from its beginnings, the College remains committed to combining tradition with innovation.

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