The Hillman-Jackson Gallery is a showcase exhibition space for both professional artists and faculty, as well as a curricular hub where students can engage in artist’s talks, class critiques, and installation participation.
Students have the opportunity to submit their work to an Annual Juried Show in the gallery, and display class work in the Student Gallery—all in the heart of the Daniel Arts Center.
Brett Evans grew up in Hyde Park, New York and graduated from Brigham Young University in Idaho with a BFA in Ceramics. He then went on to become a Resident Artist at the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramics Arts in Helena, Montana and has since completed a Post Baccalaureate Artist Residency at the University of Arkansas. Brett is currently the Artist in Residence and Studio Assistant in the Ceramics Program at Simon’s Rock.
“What I make investigates relationships of form, color, materials, space, and place. When making and arranging each composition I am interested in following ‘gut’ reactions that I hope to be honest to the sum total my personal experience, and what I hope to experience. I do this through meditated editing and rearranging until I feel that I have achieved a piece that is on the edge of seriousness and quiet peculiarity. Often when I am making I think of quotidian poetry and how objects and arrangements can reflect the feelings associated with this genre.”-Brett Evans
The Hillman-Jackson Gallery is free, open to the public, and handicapped accessible.
For gallery inquiries please contact Margaret Cherin, Curator, at email@example.com or 413-528-7389.