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UNI Gallery of Art to present 'Turning Point: New Acquisitions from the UNI Permanent Art Collection'

August 11, 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 first University of Northern Iowa art exhibition for fall 2011 is "Turning Point: New Acquisitions from the UNI Permanent Art Collection." The exhibit features recent donations from Lois E. Iseminger of Chicago, Ill., Lois and Norman Jones of Davis, Calif. and recent donations by UNI alumni.

A lecture titled "UNI Accounting Blends with Art" by UNI alumna and art collector Lois E. Iseminger will be presented at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 31 in Kamerick Art Building- Room 111. A reception will follow. All events are sponsored in part by the UNI College of Business Administration and the UNI Foundation.

Represented in this exhibit are contemporary works of art by Robert Arneson, David Bolduc, Michael Boyd, William Conger, Hanne Darboven, John Dilg, David Driesbach, Ruth Duckworth, Marianne Lipschitz Jorgensen, Sarah Krepp, Ken Little, Danny Mansmith, Gladys Nilsson, Jay Phillips, Kay Rosen, Barry Tinsley, and the entire New Art Examiner edition box containing the works of 25 Chicago artists, which the collector acquired at the 1999 New Art Examiner 25th Anniversary Surrealist Cabaret Ball.

The exhibit will run from Aug. 22 to Sept. 18. 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 at the northeast corner of Hudson Road and West 27th Street, Cedar Falls, on the main floor of Kamerick Art Building South.  

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