Contact: Tonya Lowentritt
Date: August 27, 2013
HAMMOND – The Contemporary Art Gallery at Southeastern Louisiana University will open its
first exhibition Thursday, Aug. 29. Titled "Man and Nature," the exhibit will remain
open through Oct. 1.
Opening night includes a reception at the gallery from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
"This national exhibition examines man's complex relationship to the natural world," said Dale Newkirk, associate professor and gallery director. "The exhibition will include paintings, photography, sculpture, video art and installations."
Artists featured in the exhibit include Blade Wynne, Jack Niven, Sarah Cusimano Miles, Raina Benoit, Siodhan McBride, and Courtney Egan.
The Contemporary Art Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, with additional hours on Wednesday until 8 p.m. The gallery, as well as the university, closes at noon on Friday.
For additional information, call Newkirk at (985) 549-5080.