Faculty Art Exhibit Opens at Prichard Art Gallery Dec. 9

Friday, December 2 2011

MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery will present its annual faculty art exhibit, which is a celebration of faculty members' creative contributions in the community. The exhibit will be on view from Dec. 9 through Jan. 22, with an opening reception on Friday, Dec. 9, from 5-8 p.m.

Works by faculty from the university's College of Art and Architecture are featured in the exhibition. The media include photography, drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media, books, architectural studies, furniture, product design and design plans. The artists and designers will present a variety of styles ranging from representational to abstract, and modern to post-modern traditions.

“This exhibit helps us introduce the work of new faculty along with members who have spent much of their professional careers here,” said Roger Rowley, director of the Prichard Art Gallery. "This exhibit revitalizes the cultural connections and intellectual contribution of the faculty to the life of the community.”

The faculty exhibit not only showcases the professors' work, but also informs students, the university community and the Moscow community about the research faculty are conducting in art.

The participating faculty include: Miranda Anderson, Diane Armpriest, Bill Bowler, Matthew T. Brehm, Jill Dacey, J. Casey Doyle, David Giese, David Herbold, Stacy Isenbarger, Frank Jacobus, Delphine Keim-Campbell, John Larkin, Sally Graves Machlis, Randy Teal, Greg Turner-Rahman, Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg, William Woolston and George Wray.

This exhibit is open to the public and refreshments will be providedat the opening reception on Dec. 9. The Prichard Art Gallery hours are: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; it is closed on Monday. The gallery, an outreach facility of the University of Idaho, is located at 414/416 S. Main St. on the corner of Fifth and Main streets in downtown Moscow. Admission is free. Additional information is available at www.uidaho.edu/galleries.
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