Closing reception at Bristol Saturday

CLINTON — The closing reception for In Art We Trust: Senior Art Show 2012 at Hamilton College, a presentation of works by 10 graduating art majors, is Saturday from 1-3 p.m., at Hamilton College’s Bristol Center. The exhibition includes photography, illustration, painting, mixed media and sculpture. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

Seniors whose work is on display in the exhibit include Shawon Akanda (Bronx), Holly Bailey (Gwynedd, Pa.), James Grebey (Stamford, Conn.), Kelsey Hiscano (Basking Ridge, N.J.), Marika Paras (Berkeley Heights, N.J.), John D. Powell (Clinton), Perry Ryan (Westmount, Quebec), Asya Snejnevski (Washington, D.C.), Mary Swartwout (New Hartford) and Antonia Villa (Peapack, N.J.).

On the net: www.hamilton.edu/gallery

The exhibition features a wide range of artwork addressing themes such as gender roles, identity and transformation. Works include installations of found everyday objects manipulated by Mary Swartwout and reconstructed objects both displayed and photographed by Asya Snejnevski. Antonia Villa is exhibiting photography connecting geometry and our physical environment and Holly Bailey is exhibiting colorful portraitures on canvas. John Powell is displaying a multifaceted interactive installation that studies increasing trends in male and female role reversal in the nuclear family.

Bristol Center on the Hamilton College campus is at the corner of College Hill Road and Campus Road. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday from 1-5 p.m. For more information, including accessibility and parking, contact the Emerson Gallery at 859-4396, or visit www.hamilton.edu/gallery