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Two McNeese Professors Selected for Prestigious Art Exhibit

October 15, 2019 | McNeese Public Relations
An abstract image of a man and various objects create "State of Mind" by Jacob Dugas.
Jacob Dugas’ screenprint “State of Mind” was one of the works selected for the 2019 Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Juried Exhibition at The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas.

Two McNeese State University professors have been selected for the 2019 Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Juried Exhibition at The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas in Pine Bluff.

The stoneware piece “Crucible Series 81” from professor of art Ken Baskin and the screenprint “State of Mind” from assistant professor of drawing and printmaking Jacob Dugasare featured in the exhibit.

A stone cup is gripped by a piece of machinery
Ken Baskin’s stoneware piece “Crucible Series 81.”

Baskin received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Mich., and his Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of South Carolina.

Dugas received his Bachelor of Arts degree with concentrations in printmaking and graphic design from McNeese and his Master of Fine Arts degree in printmaking at the University of South Dakota.

The prestigious exhibition is an opportunity for established and up-and-coming artists from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas to showcase their work and earn awards. Artwork in all traditional forms is accepted, including paintings, drawings, original prints, ceramics, sculpture and photography.

The Irene Rosenzweig Endowment Fund Inc. supports the exhibition, which is open until Jan. 4. For more information, visit asc701.org/rosenzweig.