April 15, 2004

Museum to host MFA exhibit

by Paula M. Davenport

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Chris Tinnen, a graduate student in art and design at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, will have his master of fine arts thesis exhibition at the University Museum beginning Wednesday, April 28, through Saturday, May 8.

A native of Tyler, Texas, Tinnen works in metals, primarily stainless steel. He'll show about 10 of his creations.

Visitors can meet the artist and see his work at a free reception from 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, April 30, at the museum.

The see the show, visit the museum Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or Saturday-Monday between 1 and 4 p.m. Admission is free.