MAILED: Sept. 9, 1997|
EAU CLAIRE -- The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Foster Gallery will host its first program of the 1997 fall semester beginning this week.
The show, titled "A Show of Our Own," will be on display Sept. 10-25. It will feature a selection from the university's 800-piece permanent collection, including works in painting, prints, photographs, ceramics and sculptures.
"This year promises a dynamic exhibit schedule hosting a number of nationally-known artists as well as more regionally known artists," said Thomas Wagener, director of the Foster Gallery.
Well-known artists whose works will be on display include Raphael Soiyer, Karl Knath, Chiam Gross, James Dine and Roy Lichtenstein. Pieces from students and faculty also are presented, ranging from modern realists to oriental.
Featured along with the show will be a presentation titled "The Rembrandt Research Project," given by chemist, businessman and internationally-recognized art authority and collector Dr. Alfred Bader. The talk will take place at 7:30 p.m. Sept.11 in Phillips Recital Hall of the Fine Arts Center.
An opening reception will be held from 7:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, in the Foster Gallery. The gallery is open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays and 1-4:30 p.m. weekends.
Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: Sept. 9, 1997