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UNI Gallery of Art to present alumni exhibition 'Marks of Process'

February 3, 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 will present an invitational group exhibition "Marks of Process: UNI Department of Art Alumni and the Studio Painting Tradition" from Wednesday, Feb. 9, through Wednesday, March 2. Four lectures will be offered in association with the exhibition, Vibrant, by Darrell Robertswhich is part of a yearlong series of exhibitions and lectures titled "Time is Ripe." Lectures are sponsored in part by the UNI Alumni Association.

"Marks of Process" is an invitational group exhibition curated by UNI alumnus David Schmitz (B.F.A., 2006). According to Schmitz, the exhibition includes "works by eight artists, all alumni of the University of Northern Iowa, who, through rigorous studio practice and varied media, have explored the languages of abstraction, materials and mark-making."

The following lectures will be presented in association with the exhibition: Curator David Schmitz and artist Danielle McCullough at 7 p.m., Feb. 9, Room 111 in Kamerick Art Building (KAB); artist Michael Boyd at 7 p.m., Feb. 10, Room 111 in KAB with a talk titled "About (?)"; artist Erin Anfinson at 7 p.m., Feb. 15, Room 111 in KAB; and artist Darrell Roberts at 2:30 p.m., March 1 in the Gallery with a talk titled "Historically Influenced Through Painting."

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