Art exhibition showcases work of ISU Art faculty

August 18 2008

Terre Haute, Ind. - The Indiana State University Department of Art celebrates the beginning of the academic year with "Meet Your Maker: Faculty Exhibition 2008." This annual exhibition, featuring recent works from current faculty, will be on display from Aug. 20-Sept. 5.

"Meet Your Maker" represents the established talents of the ISU Department of Art, offering a rich survey of drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, and video. The exhibit features the works of Alma Mary Anderson, Chester Burton, Ray Chen, Glenn Dunlap, Fran Lattanzio, Nancy Nichols-Pethick, Melissa Vandenberg, Bradford Venable, Wanda Wilkey and Sala Wong. The exhibition is a unique opportunity for students and the community to meet the makers at ISU by getting acquainted with their art.

A public reception to honor the artists will be given on Thursday, Aug. 28, from 5-7 p.m. The reception catering is sponsored by M. Mogger's Restaurant & Pub.

The University Art Gallery is located in the Center for Performing and Fine Arts at the corner of Seventh and Chestnut Streets. The Gallery is open to the public Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Thursday from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. All gallery events are free and open to the public and the facility is wheelchair accessible. For additional information call 812-237-3720 or go to www.indstate.edu/artgallery

The University Art Gallery hosts exhibitions, visiting artists, and scholars throughout the academic year. Our mission of exposing cutting edge contemporary art to ISU and Terre Haute would not be possible without the generous support of Arts Illiana, Indiana Arts Commission, College of Arts and Sciences, and the Department of Art.

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Contact: Melissa Vandenberg, director of University Art Gallery, 812.237.3787 or mvandenberg@isugw.indstate.edu  

Writer: Paula Meyer, ISU Communications & Marketing, 812.237.3783 or paula.meyer@indstate.edu

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