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Archive for Sunday, April 21, 2002

Arts notes

April 21, 2002

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KU art students in illustration show

Works by two Kansas University art students have been accepted into the annual Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition.

The students are Brittin Asbury and A.J. Halbrook. Their illustrations will be exhibited in May at the organization's gallery in New York City.

KU art department chair showing paintings

Judith McCrea, chair of Kansas University's department of art, is showing six large canvases through Saturday at the Artemisia gallery in Chicago. The exhibit is called "Los Perdidos."

McCrea said the oil paintings are "personal myth based on travel to Mexico, Central America and South America, specifically El Callao, a historic mining village in the jungle area of southern Venezuela."

Artemisia is one of the few not-for-profit cooperative galleries in the country.

Coal City Review plans reading at cafe

A reading of works included in Coal City Review No. 17 will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Nova Cafe, 745 N.H.

Coal City Review No. 17, edited by Brian Daldorph, includes photographs by Leslie Carson and works by Lawrence writers Mark Hennessy, Philip Kimball, Denise Low, Clay McCuistion, Nedra Rogers, Sarah Ruhlen, Elizabeth Schultz and Alice White and Baldwin writer Shannon Musgrave.

The reading is free and open to the public.

Mexican artists' works on display

Wichita The works of Diego Rivera, Francisco Zuniga, Gabriel Fernandez and other Mexican artists will be shown beginning Friday at the Ulrich Museum at Wichita State University.

Bilingual tour guides will be available for groups wanting to view the works.

An opening reception will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.

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