Senior art show “One in Many” on display in April and May

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Driesen to present senior art show

Dordt Art Exhibit, one in many

Devyn Driesen, a Dordt University art and design major from Orange City, Iowa, will have a senior art show “One in Many” on display April 25 to May 13 in the Dordt Ribbens Academic Complex lobby.

Driesen’s show is a series of acrylic on wood paintings that depict individuals and their complexities. She was inspired by conversations in her classes this past year around diversity and individuality, leading her to highlight people’s differences.

“Over my time at Dordt, I have been blessed to get to know and love countless people, all who are very different from each other,” says Driesen. “People are worth getting to know, and the things that make us different should be embraced and loved. The pieces I have created are a celebration of that individuality and an examination of the characteristics, passions, and stories that make the people I love unique.”

While the large work shows a mass of people in a crowd, the small pieces illustrate that people are more than just a face in the crowd.

Hear more about Driesen’s passion for design and art by watching this video. Also, to learn more about Dordt University’s Art and Design Department visit Dordt.edu/art.

As an institution of higher education committed to the Reformed Christian perspective, Dordt University equips students, faculty, alumni, and the broader community to work toward Christ-centered renewal in all aspects of contemporary life. Dordt, located in Sioux Center, Iowa, is a comprehensive university named to the best college lists by U.S. News and World Report, Forbes.com, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Monthly, and Princeton Review. To learn more, visit dordt.edu.