“Owl Skull Study,” Digital Illustration, 2024, by Evan Shortt

Main image above: “Croakette,” Acrylic Painting, 2024, by Jazmin Terrell

AMES, Iowa — Twenty-four graduating seniors in integrated studio arts at Iowa State University will share their work in the “Spectrum: Senior BFA Exhibition” May 2–9 in the College of Design’s Gallery 181.

The show will feature an array of artworks in various mediums, including drawing, textile, printmaking, painting, sculpture, photography, furniture/wood design and digital illustration. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.–5 p.m. weekdays. A public reception will be from 4–6 p.m. Saturday, May 4.

The students themselves have designed and organized the entire exhibition and worked in committees to develop branding, install the show and plan the reception.

Participating student artists

“Side Table 1,” Wood, 2024, by Tristan Doehne

Camila Cebollero, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Marielle Denning, New Brighton, Minnesota
Tristan Doehne, Monroe
Devon Friedrichs, Dixon
Hannah Greenfield, Deerfield, Illinois
Grace Hatchitt, Adel
Sophie Hixson, West Des Moines
Harlee Holub, Central City
Hannah Johnson, Plymouth, Minnesota
Rowan Larson, Prescott Valley, Arizona
Asha Le, Des Moines
Emily Miller, Huxley
Sam Morrow, Urbandale
Hana Oldroyd, Sioux City
Cameryn Piskule, Huntley, Illinois
Elena Rafson, Cedar Rapids
Clayton Ross, Missouri Valley
Ayla Schiller, Waukee
Evan Shortt, Winterset
Nyah Speitel, Sanford, North Carolina
Jazmin Terrell, Urbandale
Steven Vorrath, Waukee
Isabel Wilson, Altoona
KyuJin Yoo, Seoul, South Korea


Jennifer Drinkwater, Associate Professor, Art and Visual Culture, jd1@iastate.edu
Heather Sauer, Director of Strategic Communications, College of Design, hsauer@iastate.edu