Honors Exhibition – Elizabeth Shortridge

Elizabeth Shortridge: Gear. Acrylic on Wood10 x 12 inchesJanuary 2011

The Department of Art and Art History of the University of the South announces an exhibition by Honors Candidate, Elizabeth Shortridge open to the public from Tuesday, April 19, 2011 to Saturday, April 23, in the Carlos Gallery of the Nabit Art Building.

Ms. Shortridge will give a public presentation on April 22, 4:30 PM, at the Nabit art Building. The Department cordially invites the Sewanee community to the exhibition and talk.


Elizabeth Shortridge is an Art major and a Business minor at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.  Taking a broad range of classes outside the art program which has helped to influence her art work and creative process.  In addition, Elizabeth has been actively involved in many extracurricular activities including Greek Life and the campus’ student radio station. After graduation from the University of the South Elizabeth will be pursuing a legal degree at Georgia State College of Law and continue to paint in whatever free time she can find. Shortridge says that the interaction “between the beautiful and the scarred both within one painting and the accumulation of the paintings creates a dialogue about the process of growth through decay.”

The Carlos Gallery, Nabit Art Building, The University of the South, 105 Kennerly Lane, Sewanee, TN 37375.Hours: M-F, 9-5 and Sat 12-5. For more information, contact Pradip Malde, 931-598-1537

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