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UNI Gallery of Art to present "Women's Work: An Insight into Nature, Beauty and the Domestic Object"

Posted on Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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Darrell Taylor, director, UNI Gallery of Art, 319-273-6134, darrell.taylor@uni.edu

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-2761, lindsay.cunningham@uni.edu

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present "Women's Work: An Insight into Nature, Beauty and the Domestic Object" from Monday, Jan. 11 through Tuesday, March 1. Artist Virginia Scotchie will present a lecture at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 19, in Kamerick Art Building, Room 111. An opening reception will follow.

"Women's Work" is an invitational group exhibition of ceramic artists curated by UNI professor of art JoAnn Schnabel and features artists from across the country. Participants include Lesley Baker, Susan Beiner, Kim Dickey, Erin Furimsky, Kristen Kieffer, Jae Won Lee, Liz Quackenbush, Amy Santoferraro, Virginia Scotchie, Bonnie Seeman and professor Schnabel herself.

Finally, the gallery will present "Race and Social Justice," a UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition curated by students from associate professor of art Elizabeth Sutton’s Early 20th Century Art course. It is associated with the campuswide Reaching for Higher Ground "And Justice for All" programming. This exhibition will also be open on the following dates: March 21 through April 16 and April 25 through May 7.

All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday; noon to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday; and by appointment. For additional information, visit www.uni.edu/art/gallery.html or contact Darrell Taylor, director of the UNI Gallery of Art, at 319-273-6134 or darrell.taylor@uni.edu.