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Author: Savannah Garrick 
Media Contact: Maddy Elledge
(706) 379-5319, [email protected]

Young Harris College’s Campus Gate Art Gallery Presents Spring Senior Thesis Exhibition

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College will present this year’s Senior Thesis Exhibition that represents a culmination of artwork by graduating seniors. The show will be on display Friday, April 7, through Thursday, May 11. A special reception with the artists will be held on Friday, April 7, at 6 p.m. in the Campus Gate Art Gallery (CGAG). The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

This exhibit will feature the work of gifted students majoring and minoring in art. Students featured include senior art majors Kenna Bauman, of Blairsville, Ga., Sarah Holmes, of Acworth, Ga., Katelyn Jett, of Carlton, Ga., Maggie Morales, of Marietta, Ga., Connor Pittman, of Lawrenceville, Ga., and psychology major Nicole Wasko, of Blairsville, Ga. These students will showcase a diverse body of work, including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, and many other mediums.

The CGAG is located at 5149 College St. on the YHC campus. Regular gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, contact (706) 379-5114 or [email protected].

About Young Harris College
Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through the highest quality liberal arts education. The College currently has more than 1,100 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., has completed major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth. Recent LEED-certified campus improvements include the 121,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center, new residence facilities, and a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center. The College is an active member of NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2016-2017 list of Colleges of Distinction and is listed as a “Best National Liberal Arts College” by U.S. News & World Report. For more information, visit