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Juried Student Art Exhibit Set
By Molly Exner
UW-RF News Bureau
APRIL 8, 2005--The UW-River Falls Art Department presents the 2005 Juried
Student Exhibition in Gallery 101 of the Kleinpell Fine Arts Building,
from April 22 to May 6.
For almost 30 years, the Juried Student Exhibition has been a favorite
tradition among art students. Each year students may enter a variety of
work from ceramics, computer design, drawing, fibers, glass, jewelry/metals,
painting, photography and printmaking.
This year, invited juror Ann Pifer, owner of Grand Hand Gallery in St.
Paul, Minn., will select an exhibition from students’ entries and
hold an informal discussion with the students about her choices. Plus,
Pifer will award honors to students for specific work.
The Grand Hand Gallery is known as the Twin Cities only gallery of fine
American craft. The artwork featured in the gallery reflects Pifer's particular
affinity for work that conveys a strong sense of authenticity that shows
"the hand of the maker" at work; the processes used to create
each piece; and frequently the influence of the particular time or place
in which the artist was working.
The UW-RF exhibition not only showcases the talent of the University's
students but also allows them to hear a fresh perspective about their
work from an experienced artist and art dealer.
Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.,
and Sundays 2 to 4 p.m. For more information, please contact the art department
Tuesday, 22-Jun-2010 16:21:21 Central Daylight Time