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FACULTY ARTISTS AND FRIENDS --
Dale Newkirk, director of Southeastern Louisiana University's Clark Hall
Gallery, hangs one of the artworks -- "Chop" by Jeremy Jernegan -- that
will be on display Jan. 28-Feb. 27 in the gallery and in the adjacent Center
for Contemporary Art. The exhibit, "Faculty-Plus," features Southeastern
faculty and guest artists. It will open with a reception from 5-7:30 p.m.,
Jan. 29, at Clark Hall Gallery.
SLU FACULTY AND GUEST EXHIBIT OPENS
HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana
University will host “Faculty-Plus,” an exhibit featuring Southeastern
Louisiana University faculty artists and their guests, Jan. 28-Feb. 27.
The exhibit will be on display
in Clark Hall Gallery and in the Center for Contemporary Art, the
new gallery space that has been created in the East Stadium area that once
housed the university bookstore, said Clark Hall Gallery director Dale
Concurrently, the student Visual
Arts Society (VAS) will also sponsor an exhibit, “Faces of the Human
Race,” in Sims Memorial Library, he said.
Opening receptions for both exhibits
are scheduled for Jan. 29. The VAS exhibit’s reception is 4-5:30 p.m. at
the library, while the “Faculty-Plus” reception will take place in Clark
Hall Gallery from 5-7:30 p.m.
A two-day lecture series by faculty
and visiting artists is also planned in conjunction with the “Faculty-Plus”
exhibit, Newkirk said.
For “Faculty-Plus,” members of
Southeastern’s visual arts department faculty were asked to partner with
a guest artist of their choice, Newkirk said. Southeastern artists and
their guests are Roy Blackwood and John Byron Wilson; Rancy Boyd-Snee and
Mary Ann Caffery; Kim Finley-Stansbury and Robin Cole; April Hammock and
Theresa Herrera; Gail Hood and Hasmig Vartanian; and Lynda Katz and Jeremy
Also, Gary Keown and Jane Allen
Nodine; Robert Labranche and Janice Andry; Newkirk and Malcolm McClay;
Philip Read and Sin-Ying Ho; department head Dennis Sipiorski and Jean
Donagan and Scott Groeniger; Denise Tullier-Holly and Joel Logiudice-Levy;
John Valentino and Mia Brownell and Martin Krock; Timothy VanBeke and Sally
Broyden; and Susan Wingard and Chris Hutson.
Lectures are scheduled throughout
the day on Jan. 28 and 29. In Clark Hall Gallery on Jan. 28, photographer
Scott Goreniger will speak at 10 a.m. followed by Newkirk, whose topic
is sculpture and drawings, at 11 a.m. Christopher Hutson will offer a printmaking
workshop in the printmaking studio in Clark Hall from 2-4 p.m. John Valentino
will explore his new work in the Digital Arts Lab in East Stadium at 4
On Jan. 29, visiting artists
will present lectures in the gallery at 10 a.m. (Theresa Herrara), 12:30
p.m. (Jeremy Jerigan), and 1 p.m. (John Wilson and Randell Henry). Michael
Wyshock will host a digital arts demonstration in the Digital Arts Lab
from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m, and Jean Donagan will give a ceramics demonstration
in the ceramics studio from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Newkirk said the visual arts
lectures will continue in the gallery in February with a talk by Southeastern
art historian Irene Nero on the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum at noon on Feb.
4, and sculptor Malcolm McClay on Feb. 10.
Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4
p.m, weekdays, except for Wednesdays when hours are extended until 8 p.m.,
and noon to 4 p.m., Saturdays. For additional information, contact Newkirk