Published Thu, Dec 22, 2011 12:12 pm Dateline
The Kennedy Museum of Art is hosting the 2012 Ohio University School of Art Faculty Exhibition as part of the College of Fine Arts' 75th anniversary.
"It is a great pleasure to host an exhibition featuring fine works of art by faculty, Emeriti and retired faculty during this historic 75th year for the College of Fine Arts," said Edward Pauley, director of Kennedy Museum of Art.
To commemorate the anniversary, the College of Fine Arts will host a celebration on the evening of April 13, 2012, with an open house at the Kennedy Museum of Art from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Museum visitors will experience the art of over 40 faculty members, past and present, who exhibit nationally and internationally.
The exhibit is on display through April 15, 2012. Featured artwork ranges from painting, sculpture, ceramics, prints, and photography, to graphic design, drawing, video and installation art.
Related programming will take place through the duration of the exhibit, including "Inside/Outside: Art Talks at Kennedy Museum," hosted by The Friends of the Kennedy Museum. David LaPalombara, director of the Ohio University School of Art, will speak at this event on March 1, 2012.
The Ridges Café Chat and Gallery Walk programming begins January 11 with Duane McDiarmid, chair, Sculpture and Expanded Practice, and continues February 8 with Danielle Wyckoff, visiting assistant professor, Print Making, March 7 with Jennie Klein, chair, Art History, and April 11, 2012 with Rajorshi Ghosh, assistant professor, Painting. Each of the The Ridges Café Chat and Gallery Walk events are scheduled from 12:10 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
The Kennedy Museum of Art is partially funded by the Ohio Arts Council with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. The Museum is located on the Ohio University campus in Athens, Ohio. Gallery hours are Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Museum is closed on university holidays. Admission is free, and parking is free and metered.
Visit www.ohio.edu/museum for more information.
Slideshow: OU School of Art Faculty Exhibition
Ohio University School of Art Faculty Exhibition, on view now through April 15, 2012 at the Kennedy Museum of Art, Athens, Ohio