February 21, 2007

Juried student art exhibition on display this week

by Sun Min

CARBONDALE, Ill. – The Graduate Sculpture Student Organization at Southern Illinois University Carbondale presents the first SIUC Juried Student Art Exhibition. The exhibit will be in the Surplus Gallery in the Glove Factory, on the corner of East College and South Washington streets in Carbondale. First, second and third place winners will receive $100, $50 and $25, respectively.

The exhibit will be open Thursday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The reception and awards presentation are set for Friday, Feb. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. The events are free and open to the public.

Mel Watkin, the director of the photography gallery at the Public Policy Research Center of University of Missouri, St. Louis, will jury this inaugural exhibition.

For more information, contact Kevin M. Curry at kcurry@siu.edu