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UNH Art-Appeal Features Fine Arts And Crafts
Proceeds benefit The Art Gallery, University of New Hampshire

Contact: Catherine Wright
603-862-3713
The UNH Art Gallery

May 23, 2005



DURHAM, N.H. – Works by more than 70 of the region's finest visual artists will be offered to the public for sale as part of a benefit for The Art Gallery, University of New Hampshire.
        

William Mitchell, Wildcat Brook, 2004, Serigraph, 13 in x 16 in (framed)

Art-Appeal, an exhibition and art sale, will be held Friday, June 10, to Sunday, June 12, 2005. Ceramics, paintings, prints, drawings, furniture, sculpture, jewelry, and photographs will be among the many pieces offered at the sale. A list of participating artists is available at http://www.unh.edu/news/news_releases/
2005/may/cw_050523artists.html
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The sale, organized by members of The Art Gallery's Board of Advisors, is one of the many events offered throughout the university’s Alumni Reunion Weekend. Purchases will support both the production and presentation of the visual arts in the region; 50 percent of the proceeds go to the artists, with the remaining proceeds earmarked for exhibitions and programs presented by The Art Gallery.
         
A sale preview and reception in honor of the artists will be held  Friday, June 10, from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. The sale begins immediately following the reception, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., and continues throughout the weekend: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.
         
Sales will be by cash or check only; credit cards will not be accepted. A piece of jewelry, donated by Durham artist Valerie Sobel, will be awarded to the winner of a weekend-long raffle.
Parking for Art-Appeal
         
Beginning at 4:30 on Friday, June 10, and continuing throughout the weekend, free parking is available in B-Lot. A limited number of metered parking spaces are located along College Road. On Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12, free parking is available in any lot designated for faculty, staff, or commuter students. For a campus parking map, visit http://www.unh.edu/transportation/visitor/.
     
B-Lot, a large parking area between College Road and McDaniel Drive, is one block from the Paul Creative Arts Center.  For accessibility information and arrangements before your visit, please contact The Art Gallery at (603) 862-3712, or Relay New Hampshire at (800) 735-2964. Three van-accessible parking spaces are available in front of the Paul Creative Arts Center.
         
The Art Gallery is located in the Paul Creative Arts Center, 30 College Road, Durham. Admission is free. For further information, call 603-862-3712 or visit http://www.unh.edu/art-gallery.

Editors: The following high-resolution photos of works presented in the exhibition are available for download:
Kate Freear-Motor, My Cypress Trees, 2005, Prismacolor, 9 in x 12 in
http://www.unh.edu/news/img/artgallery/freear.jpg
 
Jane Kaufmann, Beach House, 2004, raku clay, 12 in x 7 1/2 in x 6 in
http://www.unh.edu/news/img/artgallery/kaufmann.jpg
 
William Mitchell, Wildcat Brook, 2004, Serigraph, 13 in x 16 in (framed)
http://www.unh.edu/news/img/artgallery/mitchell.jpg