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SXU Gallery to host “Extended” art exhibition

Exhibit runs until Feb. 17 with artists’ reception on Feb. 10

Chicago (Feb. 5, 2010) Saint Xavier University’s Art Department is hosting a faculty art exhibition from now until Wed., Feb. 17 at the SXU Gallery located in the Warde Academic Center at the University’s Chicago campus, 3700 W. 103rd St.

The exhibition, “Extended,” highlights SXU’s extended campus and the new Visual Arts Center.  The exhibition will showcase works by faculty members who teach at the new facility. Additionally, there will be an artists’ reception from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at the SXU Gallery.

Faculty showcasing their works include: Amanda Joy Calobrisi, painting; Marie Cassidy, watercolor, collage and photography; Kristin Tomsits-Dunn, graphic design; William Guy, photography; Mary Jo Krysinski, silver and gemstone jewelry; Susannah Papish, painting; and Chris Schedel, photography.

The exhibition is partially funded by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency that strives to encourage the development of the arts throughout Illinois and assists artists and arts organizations in Illinois.

For more information about the exhibition, please contact the Art Department at (773) 298-3081.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION

Jay Foot, Executive Director of Media Relations	
O: (773) 298-3937
C: (773) 617-3632
foot@sxu.edu