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SCC Visual Communications students work on display in Strunk Learning Center through Nov. 19

Photography by student in the Visual Communications Program at Somerset Community College is currently on display in the lobby of the Strunk Learning Center on the SCC Somerset Campus North.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. The Strunk Learning Center lobby is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The students photographs on exhibit feature trickery and artistry, according to Visual Communications Associate Professor Stuart Simpson.

Students taking part in the exhibit are: Bridgit Rogers, Knox County; Sarah Bonner, Russell County; Kristy Jackson, McCreary County; Natalie Winstead, Pulaski County; Jocelyn Daulton, Pulaski County; Geno Johnson, Pulaski County; Elliot Cleberg, Pulaski County; and Andrew Wiley, Pulaski County.

Several SCC employees are also displaying images in the exhibit. They are: Janis Hatfield, Bruce Gover and Cindy Burton.

The exhibit is titled Illusions: Deception of the Eye features the more than 40 works.

While many of the images on display follow the theme and have been manipulated for effect, many included in the show are simply great photographs, said Simpson.

The work features original images that have been manipulated using the computer program Adobe Photoshop. The show opened on Tuesday, Nov. 10, with a reception.

Students who graduate with a certificate in Visual Communications from SCC are on a career path to work as commercial and advertising photographers, graphic designers, web designers, creative services directors, art directors, communication designers, or commercial artists. For more information about the Visual Communications Program at SCC contact Simpson at (606) 451- 6856 or e-mail him at stuart.simpson@kctcs.edu.

The exhibit continues in the Strunk Learning Center lobby through Thursday, Nov. 19, and then will move to the East End Gallery located in Stoner Hall on the SCC Somerset Campus North.

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This poster was used to promote the photography exhibit by Somerset Community College students in the Visual Communications Program. The show entitled Illusions: Deception of the Eye features the more than 40 works. The show, which is free and open to the public, is located in the lobby of the Strunk Learning Center on the SCC Somerset Campus North.

Sarah Bonner, an SCC Visual Communications student from Russell County, talks with a visitor about her photography, which is now on display in the lobby of the Strunk Learning Center on the SCC Somerset Campus North. The show features 40 photographs by various SCC students and employees. It is free and open to the public.