WARWICK, RI – Twenty-four students from the Community College of Rhode Island’s Fine Arts program will have their work displayed in a special exhibit next week at the Newport Art Museum Community Gallery.

The exhibit, titled “IMAGO: The Power of a Mental Image,” features the work of students enrolled in CCRI’s capstone course for its Associate of Fine Arts degree. “IMAGO” opens December 16 with a reception from 4:30–6 pm and will be on display to the public until January 5.

The Community Gallery is located at the Newport Art Museum School at 26 Liberty St., Newport, RI 02840.

The display features a wide range of artwork, including photography, paintings, jewelry design, drawings and digital illustrations.

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Students in CCRI’s Fine Arts Seminar course explore careers in the fields of art and design, design and install exhibitions, identify visual arts grants and awards, and develop a cohesive portfolio of their work to demonstrate their level of excellent. The course also offers a variety of guest speakers, including representatives from four-year art schools and professional artists and designers.