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Art exhibit of 76 pieces at WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. — The opening reception for a semester-long exhibit of regional artwork is at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

The Chancellor’s Art Exhibition Series for spring semester features 76 works by 34 regional artists.

Interim Chancellor James R. Pratt will welcome the artists at the opening reception in the East Building, Room 228 conference room. Many of the artists present will be available to discuss their work and answer questions about the specific pieces.

The artwork is on display through June 14 in publicly accessible areas of the East Building administration area at WSU Tri-Cities, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.

This semi-annual juried exhibition series is designed to showcase the remarkable art of the Columbia Valley. Digital images, drawings, paintings, photography, sculptures, ceramics, glass or any other media is eligible and encouraged.

For more information, including future exhibits, go to www.tricity.wsu.edu/artgallery or contact Douglas Gast, associate professor of fine arts and director of the WSU Tri-Cities Art Center, at 509-372-7185 or dgast@tricity.wsu.edu. The exhibit is part of the Arts & Sciences 2012-2013 Series of Events.

WSU Tri-Cities is located along the scenic Columbia River in Richland, Wash. Established in 1989 with upper division and graduate programs, WSU Tri-Cities expanded in 2007 to a four-year undergraduate campus offering 18 bachelor’s, 10 master’s and six doctoral degree programs. Learn about the most diverse campus in the WSU system at www.tricity.wsu.edu.

High-resolution photos of artwork available upon request.