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

March 1, 2012
Contact: 

Darrell Taylor, director, UNI Gallery of Art, 319-273-6134, darrell.taylor@uni.edu

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728, lindsay.cunningham@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 19 to April 15.

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 Gilbert Vicario, senior curator at the Des Moines Art Center. Vicario will make a selection from approximately 400 entries and will choose a number of merit awards and honorable mentions. A juror's lecture will take place at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 7, in the UNI Kamerick Art Building (KAB) auditorium.

An awards ceremony and reception for the exhibition will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, March 19, also in the KAB Auditorium.

Both events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday; and noon to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. The gallery is located on the main floor of the KAB.

For additional information, visit www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery/Home.html or contact Darrell Taylor, director of the UNI Gallery of Art, at 319-273-6134 or darrell.taylor@uni.edu.