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Oct. 17: Regional art exhibit of 39 pieces opens at WSU Tri-Cities

Swept-Maple-Syrup-80RICHLAND, Wash. – The opening reception for a semester-long exhibit of regional artwork will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

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“Divided” by Randy Berglund

The Chancellor’s Art Exhibition Series for fall 2013 features 39 pieces by 24 artists based in the Mid-Columbia region.

Chancellor H. Keith Moo-Young will welcome the artists 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 Dec. 23 in publicly accessible areas of the East Building administration area at WSU Tri-Cities, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.

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“Pioneer Square 360 Plus” by Charles Sundgren

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 about future exhibits, go to http://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.

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“Swept Maple Syrup” by Suzi Vitulli

The exhibit is part of the Arts & Sciences 2013-2014 Series of Events.

Learn more about WSU Tri-Cities – the most diverse campus in the WSU system – at http://www.tricity.wsu.edu.

Contacts:

Douglas Gast, WSU Tri-Cities associate professor of fine arts and exhibition coordinator, dgast@tricity.wsu.edu

Melissa O’Neil Perdue, WSU Tri-Cities marketing and communications manager, 509-372-7319, cell/text 509-727-3094, marketing@tricity.wsu.edu

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