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2016 Juried FMVA on display in NDSU Memorial Union Gallery

The Memorial Union Gallery at North Dakota State University and the Fargo/Moorhead Visual Artists (FMVA) are proud to present the artworks of twenty-nine regionally recognized artists in the Memorial Union Gallery for the exhibition 2016 Juried FMVA. The exhibit will open on February 2nd and close on March 3rd. The gallery will host a reception on Thursday, February 25th, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., with an artist talk at 5:30 p.m. The event is free to the public and all are invited to attend.

The 2016 FMVA Juried exhibition is a showcase of the diverse regional talents that exist in the Fargo/Moorhead area. Each landscape, with its unique history and cultural identity, fosters a creative visions that may overlap or inspire an artist’s contemporaries. The sculptural artworks, paintings, photographs, mixed-media and experimental works that comprise the Juried FMVA exhibition highlight these unique personal visions and interpretations while also allow for the exhibition to be viewed within the context of a much larger place and story. “There is a lot of information about this region- it’s place within the larger context of America and it specific value to the people, ideas and character that make up the FM. While the artwork in this exhibit is an exquisite representation of the talent in this area,” said Gallery Coordinator Anthony Faris, “ it is also a great indicator of the questions artists are posing and that make this place special within the contemporary art experience.”  

The exhibition was curated by staff members of the Memorial Union Gallery under the guidance of the Gallery Coordinator. The 2016 Juried FMVA exhibition features the artwork of the following artists: Adele Koskela, Jacqueline J. Anderson, Ashley Kunz, Ben Neyers, Kimble Bromley, Chelsea Odden, Dale Cook, Dar Eckert, Dennis Krull, Emily Williams, Emma Beatrez, Eric Johnson, Tyler Evin, Jen Nelson, Jescia Hoffman Hopper, Jon Offutt, Kenneth Andersen, Vicki Kessler, Steve Knutson, Lynn Fundingsland, Malcolm Thompson, Mandel Mertz, Annette Marchand, Meg Spielman, Miranda Roen, Scott Seiler, Sue Morrissey, Troy Becker and Yvonne Denault              

 

The Memorial Union Gallery is on the second floor of the NDSU Memorial Union, located at 1401 Administrative Avenue in Fargo. Visitor parking is available in the South Union Lot; free parking available after 4:30 p.m. weekdays and all day on weekends. The gallery is open Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. or by appointment. Gallery programming is supported by student activity fees; all events are free and open to the public. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, NDSU will honor reasonable requests for accommodations.

 

For more information or media inquiries, contact Faris at 701-231-8239 or james.faris@ndsu.edu

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Last Updated: Friday, February 05, 2016 9:01:18 AM