Thursday, April 1, 2010

"Sustain" exhibition now on display at the UIS Visual Arts Gallery

WHAT: The Visual Arts Gallery at the University of Illinois Springfield presents an exhibition of fine art entitled "Sustain." This internationally juried exhibition features the selected works of 13 artists.

WHEN: Open now through Thursday, April 22. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

WHERE: Health and Sciences Building, Room 201 on the UIS campus

DETAILS: Art has always been a forum for change. The artists’ work addresses the three issues of sustainability resource conservation, social justice and economic equity.

Please join us for a closing reception as part of the campus' celebration of Earth Day on April 22 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. in the gallery. Along with the exhibition, Terry Tempest Williams, environmental activist and author, will give a speech entitled "The Open Space of Democracy" at 7 p.m. in Brookens Auditorium.

For further information, go to www.uis.edu/visualarts/ or contact the gallery by phone at 217/206-6506 or by e-mail at gallery@uis.edu.

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