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Spring exhibits showcase faculty, student talents

Contact: Constance Woods


Jean Flint -- "Container"

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SOUTHEASTERN’S CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY SPRING FACULTY EXHIBITS – Jean Flint is among the Southeastern Louisiana University Visual Arts Department faculty whose works are being displayed through Feb. 18 at the Contemporary Art Gallery in East Stadium. Flint said her “Container” “illustrates the classical idea that each of us is a human vessel. This vessel is where we hold or contain everything that makes up our individual human experience.”

     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s spring 2008 Department of Visual Arts exhibition series is underway with a display of artwork by Southeastern faculty.

     Faculty participating in the exhibit at the Contemporary Art Gallery in East Stadium include: Anna Belenki, Roy Blackwood, Ben Diller, Michelle Dussault, Karin Eberhardt, Kim Finley-Stansbury, Renne Fletcher, Jean Flint, Yvonne James, Lynda Katz, Gary Keown, Edna “Eddie” Lanieri, Jeff Mickey, Ernest Milsted, Amy Morris, Irene Nero, Judy Rushin, Dennis Sipiorski, David Smith, Eric Sung, John Valentino, and Troy Wingard.

     The exhibit will continue through Feb. 18. A closing ceremony is scheduled for Feb. 14 from 5-7 p.m. with free refreshments and a live band.

     An exhibit by Department of Visual Arts students will open with a reception on Feb. 28 from 5-7 p.m. and be on display thru Mar. 20.

     An opening reception for the spring 2008 Senior Exhibition is scheduled for April 10, 5-7:30 p.m. Art students who plan to graduate in May will have their artwork displayed through May 17.

     The Contemporary Art Gallery hours are Mon.– Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., with extended hours until 8 p.m. on Weds.   

     During the spring semester, Southeastern’s Sims Memorial Library will host artwork from the Visual Art Society (Feb. 7-28), the Southeastern Laboratory School’s Annual Youth Art Month exhibit (March 4-30), and Department of Visual Arts photography students (April 11-May 12).

     For more information on spring art exhibits at Southeastern contact Gallery Director Dale Newkirk at (985) 549-5080 or the Visual Arts Department at 985-549-2193.

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