Sterling College Senior Erin Thiessen is currently displaying her senior art show in the Sterling College Art Gallery at the corner of 8th and Washington from March 31 – April 9. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thiessen, of Wichita, daughter of Ken and Marchel Thiessen, is displaying photography, ceramics, computer graphics, and paintings.
When asked why she pursued an art degree, Thiessen said, “I have a strong passion for social justice and my hope is that through my art, I can show others who have not had a firsthand experience that the statistics are more than numbers, they are real, living people who breathe in a world of ambiguity.” But her ultimate desire is to “let [her] creations reflect [her] Creator and to spark a desire in others to do the same.”
There will be a reception for Erin on Thursday April 2nd in the Art & Design Department gallery from 7:00-8:30 pm.
The Senior Art Show is in fulfillment of the requirements of an art major. Thiessen will graduate from Sterling College on April 24.