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UNI Gallery of Art to present "Annual Juried Student Exhibition"

March 2, 2011
Contact: 

Darrell Taylor, director, UNI Gallery of Art, 319-273-6134, darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Stacey Christensen, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728, stacey.christensen@uni.edu

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art and the UNI Department of Art will present the "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition" from March 21 through April 17.

This year's exhibition showcases outstanding works of art by students in the UNI Department of Art. The juror for this year's competition is Kansas City-based gallery owner and director Sherry Leedy. From nearly 400 entries, Leedy will choose 100 to be exhibited, along with a number of merit awards and honorable mentions. A juror's lecture will take place at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 9, in the auditorium at the Kamerick Art Building (KAB).

An awards ceremony and reception for the exhibition will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, March 21, in the KAB Art Auditorium.

All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday; and noon to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. The gallery is located at the corner of Hudson Road and West 27th Street on the main floor of KAB South.

For more information, call 319-273-3095 or visit www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery.