J.R. Hamil, a well-known regional artist, will have both new and classic artwork displayed from Oct. 1 to Oct. 19 in the Kansas Union Gallery, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.
A reception and book signing are scheduled at the gallery and Oread Books, level two of the Kansas Union, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 1. The public is invited.
Among his books and articles published are "Farmland, USA" and "Return to Kansas." His illustrations have appeared in many other publications, including "Colorado without Mountains," "Nebraska, There's No Place Like It" and in numerous publications.
In 2003 he received the Pinnacle Award for Excellence in the Arts and was named Best Local Artist by the readers of the Kansas City Magazine.