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Annual Juried Show Excites Student-Artists
APRIL 7, 2006--Students from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls,
will drop off their work on April 18 to be selected in the annual juried
art show from April 21-May 4 in the Kleinpell Fine Arts Building on campus.
Regional artist Erika Spitzer-Rasmussen is the juror for the show. On
April 19, she will select work and coordinate the exhibition. At an informal
reception at 3 p.m., she will discuss the decisions she made about what
was selected for the show and present merit awards. Student works including
clay, drawings, fibers, glass, paintings, photography, printmaking and
metals will be included.
Spitzer-Rasmussen has art degrees from the University of Minnesota and
has studied in Greece and Mexico. She has been featured in news publications
such as the Minneapolis Star Tribune, City Pages and the St. Paul Pioneer
Press. She has also earned awards for her artwork at the Minnesota State
Fair and the Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wis. In July, she will
be leading a seminar in the national 2006 Art Cloth Symposium at the Textile
Center in Minneapolis, Minn.
In addition, the UW-RF administration will select one two-dimensional
and one three-dimensional work to purchase for the University’s
permanent collection. Ginny Coombs, provost and vice chancellor academic
affairs for the University, will present the awards.
The event is free and open to the public.
The Kleinpell Fine Arts Gallery 101 is open Monday through Friday from
9 to 5 and 7-9, and Sundays from 2-4 p.m.
For more information, contact the UW-RF art office at 715-425-3266.
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