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January 29, 2009

Media Contact: Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
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UT Tyler Meadows Gallery to Present 24th Annual International Exhibition

Hui Chi Lee's work titled People Staircases

Artist Hui Chi Lee's work titled Peoples Staircases, is one of 25 pieces selected for the 2009 International Exhibition presented at the UT Tyler Meadows Gallery. The exhibit will run Monday, Feb. 2 through Friday, March 13.

The University of Texas at Tyler Meadows Gallery will feature the 2009 International Exhibition beginning Monday, Feb. 2, Ray Sikes, Meadows Gallery coordinator, announced.

The exhibition will run through Friday, March 13. The Meadows Gallery is located in the UT Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and by special appointment.


“One of the many functions of the Meadows Gallery is to expose UT Tyler students to contemporary practicing artist work from across the United States,” said Sikes. “Everyone is encouraged to enjoy this unique experience. More than 300 images of art were viewed by this year’s juror, Andrew Rubin, to make the selection of the final 25 pieces that will comprise the exhibition.”


A reception will be held 6 – 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12. Rubin, master printer from Tandem Press in Madison, Wis., will present a lecture about his selections for the exhibition.


The 25 pieces represent styles of printing, painting, photography and mixed media. Artists chosen represent Illinois, Georgia, South Carolina, Texas, Florida, Kentucky, New York, Oklahoma, Maryland and Massachusetts.


The UT Tyler Department of Art and Art History serves as exhibition sponsor.

For more information, contact Sikes, 903.566.7237 or rsikes@uttyler.edu or call the Department of Art and Art History, 903.566.7250.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. Nearly 90 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 6,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.

 

 
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