2012.02.16 > For Immediate Release
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Art Gallery Preps for Spring 2012 Student Exhibition
Omaha - Omaha artist Tim Guthrie will select works by University of Nebraska Omaha’s (UNO) undergraduate studio art majors for the Spring 2012 Annual Juried Student Exhibition. Approximately 40 full-time students will be represented in the show that opens with a public reception on Friday, Feb. 17, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m in the UNO Art Gallery.
Since 2006, Juror Tim Guthrie has been awarded four Independent Artist Fellowships from the Nebraska Arts Council, and, in 2008, the Omaha Arts and Entertainment named him Best New Media Artist and named his Nuclear Dichotomies show Best Exhibit. Guthrie, who also teaches at Creighton University, exhibits his work nationally and internationally.
This annual exhibition showcases the many areas of concentration available through the Bachelors of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts programs in UNO's Department of Art and Art History. Gallery visitors will be treated to recent works in book arts, ceramics, drawing, graphic design, intermedia, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture.
The competitive exhibition will also include the presentation of the Bertha Mengedoht Hatz Memorial Scholarships, which will be given to deserving students on Feb. 17 during the opening reception. The exhibition continues through Thursday, March 15.
The UNO Art Gallery is located on the first floor of the Weber Fine Arts Building on the UNO campus at 6001 Dodge St. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. In addition, appointments at other times are encouraged. All events are free and open to the public and the gallery is accessible to people with disabilities.
Please call (402) 554.2796 for more information, to arrange an appointment or ask for for special assistance.
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