Emporia State Hosting Passion Fruit Art Show

By: From 13 News, Posted by Ralph Hipp
By: From 13 News, Posted by Ralph Hipp

EMPORIA STATE — Anyone who has ever wondered what faculty do with their time when not in the classroom should attend the opening reception of the Passion Fruit exhibit at Emporia State’s Norman Eppink Art Gallery.

The Passion Fruit show runs now through March 22nd, with the simple theme — to highlight artworks designed by faculty members in the ESU art department that were created or realized during an artist residency, fellowship, sabbatical or workshop they attended or directed.

The exhibit features works by Eric Conrad, James Ehlers, Roberta Eichenberg, Patricia Kahn, Stephanie Lanter, Patrick Martin, Larry Schwarm and Derek Wilkinson. The media exhibited include blown, cast and hot-sculpted glass, mixed-media ceramics, wood, engravings, monotype prints, personal sketch book, mixed media drawings and paintings and printed material.

The Eppink Gallery is located in King Hall. The opening reception will be from 5:00 till 7:00pm Tuesday, February 7th in the Bruder Theater Lobby adjacent to the gallery. At 6:00 that night, the exhibiting artists will participate in an informal gallery talk, sharing information about the programs that helped support the creation of their works in the exhibit.

The Eppink Gallery is open from 10:00am till 3:00pm on weekdays. They'd love to have you visit!

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