WMU News

Exhibit features art faculty and staff works

Sept. 15, 2002

KALAMAZOO -- The WMU Department of Art is presenting an exhibition by the department's faculty and staff members in the Dalton Center Multimedia Room Sept. 20 through Oct. 9. The opening reception is Friday, Sept. 20, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Phil VanderWeg, department chair says, "A primary strength of our faculty has always been its diversity and commitment to creative excellence. They strive to remain situated in the mainstream of contemporary ideas and professional activity.

"This show affords a first-hand look at serious artists who are setting trends and making news across the country and abroad," he says.

The reception and exhibition are free and open to the public. Viewing hours in the Multimedia Room are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Parking is free after 4 p.m. on Fridays in faculty and students lots, and there is easy access for the handicapped.

For additional information, contact the Department of Art Exhibitions Office at 269 387-2455

Media contact: Jackie Ruttinger, 269 387-2455, jacquelyn.ruttinger@wmich.edu

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