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UNI Gallery of Art to present �ALCHEMY: From Common Materials to Extraordinary Objects? June 10-Aug. 4<br>

June 5, 2002
Contact: 

Darrell Taylor, acting director, UNI Gallery of Art, (319) 273-3095
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- An invitational exhibition of jewelry and small sculpture, 'ALCHEMY: From Common Materials to Extraordinary Objects,' will be presented at the University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, June 10 through Aug. 4.

Artists participating in this exhibition were chosen for their use of common materials or found objects in combination with traditional jewelry-making media, according to Darrell Taylor, acting director of the UNI Gallery of Art.

Theartists are Ken Bova and Allen Brandt of Bozeman, Mont.; David Jones of Saluda, N.C.; Linda Threadgill of Whitewater, Wis.; J. Fred Woell of Philadelphia; David LaPlantz of Bayside, Calif.; Timothy McCreight of Portland, Maine; and Joana Kao of Redmond, Wash. Also participating are the UNI Department of Art?s own Mary Frisbee Johnson, professor and head, and Daniel Clasby, instructor in art.

The exhibition is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. The gallery will be closed on July 4.

The UNI Gallery of Art is located at the corner of Hudson Road and West 27th Street, on the main floor of the Kamerick Art Building. For more information, call (319) 273-3095 or visit www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery.