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UWRF faculty exhibit held at Phipps Center

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The University of Wisconsin - River Falls (UWRF) Art Department presents its Faculty Exhibition at The Phipps Center for the Arts through Nov. 25. The reception for this exhibition is Friday, Oct. 26, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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Artists exhibiting work in the faculty show are: Randy Johnston, Morgan Clifford, Bernice Ficek-Swenson, Brett Kallusky, Dan Paulus, Peter Mak, Lyz Wendland, Stephanie deArmond, Jan McKeachie-Johnston, Michael Helke, Jeannine Kitzhaber, Ann Lawton, Lauren Herzak-Bauman, Eoin Breadon, Asako Nakauchi, Rhonda Willers and Heather Delisle. Deceased emeriti faculty Kurt Wild, Walter Nottingham and Lynn Jermal will also be remembered by their artwork.

The mission of the UWRF Art Department is to provide in-depth and comprehensive exposure to and expertise in the visual arts, while providing a creative environment in which students develop aesthetic skills, conceptual thinking, visual awareness and technical expertise. UWRF student artwork will be on view at The Phipps, demonstrating this mission.

In addition to The Galleries exhibition, there will be an art history lecture and glass blowing demonstration. UWRF art historian Dr. Kaylee Spencer will speak on Mayan Architecture and Ritual in the Black Box Theater at The Phipps Center on Wednesday, October 24, at 6:00 p.m. UWRF art assistant professor Eoin Breadon will demonstrate glass blowing in Room 163 of Kleinpell Fine Arts at UWRF on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 10 am.

Galleries hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday noon to 4:30 p.m., as well as one hour before and through intermission of all performances in The Phipps theaters. The Phipps will be closed Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving.

For further information, contact Anastasia Shartin, visual arts director, at (715) 386-2305, ext. 103.

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