Contemporary Drawing Exhibit at ISU Jan. 10-Feb. 2

January 4 2007

Terre Haute, IN - "Evidence and Residues: An Investigation of Contemporary Drawing" will be on display in the Indiana State University Art Gallery from Jan. 10-Feb. 2.

The exhibit includes works by Olga Alexander, Doug Anderson, Kathy Goodell, and Pamela Matsuda-Dunn, New York; Alberto Almarza and Jason Bronner, Pennsylvania; Therese Bauer, Texas; Tom Block, Maryland; Susan Fox and Ryan Parker,Illinois; Anna Velkoff Freeman, Virginia; Hollis Hammonds, Ohio); Lisa Loudon, Minnesota; Eileen Starr Moderbacher, California; Jill Olm, Wisconsin; Mary Robinson, South Carolina; Doug Russell, Wyoming; and Bryce Speed, Nebraska.

Visiting Scholar Kaytie Johnson, director and curator of University Galleries, Museums and Collections at DePauw University, will give a lecture entitled "Skirting the Line: Conceptual Drawing" in the Recital Hall at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. A gallery reception will be that evening from 5-7 p.m.

From the media used in the work to the scale on which each artist approaches their subject and material, the show will present a wide variety of approaches that speak favorably to the continuity of the practice of drawing as an important art form. Materials and techniques used by artists in drawing continue to evolve, and the show will offer evidence of that as well as an array of imagery by artists from throughout the United States. The visiting scholar's lecture for this exhibit will address the way in which drawing occupies the realm of conceptual art.

The University Art 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. The gallery is located in the Center for Performing and Fine Arts on Chestnut Street at North Seventh Street. All gallery events are free and open to the public and the facility is wheelchair accessible. The University Art Gallery is host to an outstanding schedule of exhibitions featuring modern and contemporary art and is dedicated to educating and exposing the University and its surrounding community to the visual arts. For additional information go to www.indstate.edu/artgallery or call (812) 237-3720.

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Contact: Mary Kramer, interim gallery director, (812) 237-3720 or mkramer@isugw.indstate.edu

Writer: Paula Meyer, ISU Communications & Marketing, (812) 237-3783 or pmeyer4@isugw.indstate.edu

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Evidence and Residues: An Investigation of Contemporary Drawing will be on display in the Indiana State University Art Gallery from Jan. 10-Feb. 2.

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