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Alumni art exhibit at Dordt College

January 29, 2004

Head Over Heals Monty by Gerald Folkerts

An art show featuring the work of Dordt College alumni is currently on display at the Campus Center Art Gallery at Dordt College, continuing through Feb. 27. A public reception for participating artists will be held Friday, Feb. 20, from 5-6 p.m. at the Eckhardt Lounge, followed by the Dordt College Alumni Banquet in the lower level of the Campus Center at 6 p.m.

This juried art show features 22 of the 54 entries, selected by juror Karen Acker, a Northwestern College art professor. Acker said she selected work based on content and good composition, including a wide diversity of styles.

Alumni artists, their class year and the title of compositions are: Gerald Folkerts (1980) Head Over Heals Monty; G. Carol Bomer (1970) Kiev/Dawn and Global city; Eric Van Wyk (2002) Winged Omen and Haybales; Sam Gutierrez (2000) Bound, Rook and Neighbor; Chloe Hilden (2002) Landscape I; Gary Alsum (1979) Promenade; Michelle Hofer (1996) For Madeline; Sharyl Wielard (1989) Roofed and Serenity; Jennifer Trosen (2002) Reiteration and Balance; Andy Stravers (1999) War; Arla Kuipers Mattock (1982) Kitchen Prayer; Michael Contant (2002) Animals and Hope; Laurie Zinkand-Selles (1980) Quietude, Reconstruction and Centro della Citta.

The Campus Center Art Gallery is open every day 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. For more information contact David Versluis at 712-722-6374. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

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