UNH News Release: In the Company of Artists” Exhibit Opening at the UNH Museum
September 5, 2013
In the Company of Artists” Exhibit Opening at the UNH Museum
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Works by UNH employees by Tom Kelly, Steve Bauermeister and Kathy Donovan, Holly Harris, Richard Haynes, Deb Russell, Sally Nickerson, James Krzanowski, and Patrick Messer are on display in the UNH Museum as part of the exhibit “In the Company of Artists: An Exhibition of Art and Fine Crafts by UNH Staff” running through Dec. 13, 2013..

DURHAM, N.H. - More than 45 employees have submitted their work for the second University of New Hampshire staff art exhibition, opening Sept. 13, 2013, at the UNH Museum in Durham.

“In the Company of Artists: An Exhibition of Art and Fine Crafts by UNH Staff” kicks off with a reception at the museum Friday, Sept. 13, from 4-6 p.m. All are invited to attend.

The juried exhibit includes works by 48 faculty and staff in various media including photography, sculpture, painting, collage, pottery, and textiles. Curator Dale Valena remembers the first exhibit, held five years ago, as being one the museum’s most popular events.

“It was exciting to see participating artists visit with their colleagues. It’s a feel-good kind of exhibit that shows off the talent in our working university community,” Valena says. “I had no idea how much talent was among us. It’s exciting to see what some people do when they are not working at UNH.”

Faculty and staff from approximately 26 departments and offices across campus are participating.

The exhibition will run through Dec. 13, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturdays 12-4 p.m. The museum is closed UNH holidays. For more information call 603-862-1081 or visit www.izaak.unh.edu/museum.

Photos available to download:
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Caption: Works by UNH employees Jackie Finnegan, Richard Haynes, Bridget Finnegan, and Judy Muller are on display in the UNH Museum as part of the exhibit “In the Company of Artists: An Exhibition of Art and Fine Crafts by UNH Staff” running through Dec. 13, 2013.

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Caption: Works by UNH employees by Tom Kelly, Steve Bauermeister and Kathy Donovan, Holly Harris, Richard Haynes, Deb Russell, Sally Nickerson, James Krzanowski, and Patrick Messer are on display in the UNH Museum as part of the exhibit “In the Company of Artists: An Exhibition of Art and Fine Crafts by UNH Staff” running through Dec. 13, 2013.

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea, and space-grant university, UNH is the state's flagship public institution, enrolling 12,200 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students.

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Media Contact: Jody Record | 603-862-1462 | UNH Media Relations
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