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SOUTHERN STATES SCULPTURE EXHIBITION
AT SOUTHEASTERN – Renowned sculptor Ken Little was the juror for the Southern
States Sculpture Exhibition, which will be hosted by Southeastern Louisiana
University Oct. 7-Nov. 6 at the university’s Center for Contemporary Art
gallery. Little’s work, including “Pledge” (above), will be on display
along with the work of artists from six southern states. The exhibit will
open with a reception from 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 7.
SOUTHEASTERN CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY
ART HOSTS SOUTHERN STATES SCULPTURE EXHIBITION
HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s
Center for Contemporary Art will host the Southern States Sculpture Exhibition
Oct. 7-Nov. 6 at the gallery, located in the university’s East Stadium.
The exhibit, which is part of the university’s
annual fall arts festival, Fanfare, will feature artists from six southern
states and will open with a reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 7, said
gallery director Dale Newkirk.
Ken Little, a nationally known sculptor
who teaches at the University of Texas, San Antonio, juried the exhibition.
His work will be exhibited along with artists Cliff Tresner, Louisiana;
Niles Wallace, Greely Myatt, and Dan Bethune, Tennessee; Robbie Barber,
Texas; Billie Grace Lynn and R.F. Buckley, Florida; Tad Gloeckler, Georgia;
and Richard Saxton, Alabama.
The Southern States Sculpture Exhibition
is scheduled in conjunction with the International Sculpture Center conference
in New Orleans Oct. 28-31, Newkirk said. He said Southeastern’s visual
arts department and the Center for Contemporary Art has organized a series
of free lectures and workshops to coincide with the exhibition. The lectures
and workshops are open to students and the general public.
“The department of visual arts is hoping
to attract members of the International Sculpture Center attending the
conference in New Orleans and students from nearby universities to campus
for the exhibition and lectures,” Newkirk said.
On Oct. 26, ceramics lectures and workshops
will be presented by Steve Rucker from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Barnard Mattox
from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the ceramics studio, East Stadium room 149.
Sculpture lecturers scheduled for Oct.
27 include Greely Myatt at 9 a.m. and Niles Wallace at 1 p.m. Sculpture
lectures on Oct. 28 will be presented by Dan Bethune at 10 a.m.; Austin
Collins, head of the University of Notre Dame sculpture department, at
1 p.m., and Little at 4 p.m. The lectures will all take place in the CCA
For more information, contact Newkirk
at 985-549-5080 or Dale.Newkirk@selu.edu.