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UI CAMPUS NOTES -- IOWA CENTER FOR THE ARTS

PERSPECTIVES, NOV. 11 -- Five members of the studio faculty of the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History will give an informal gallery tour of "Faculty Exhibition 1998" at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11 in the UI Museum of Art.

This presentation, which is part of the museum's weekly Perspectives series, will be open to the public free of charge.

The biennial Faculty Exhibition features works by 31 studio faculty. The majority of the museum's galleries are taken up with art objects selected by faculty members to represent the best of their recent work. These works exemplify all media taught in the UI School of Art and Art History, including printmaking, painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, sculpture, metalsmithing, jewelry, design, papermaking and intermedia.

Faculty members presenting the Nov. 11 Perspectives program will be Isabel Barbuzza, sculpture; Laurel Farrin, painting and drawing; Ebon Fisher, digital worlds; Margaret Stratton, photography; and Steve Thunder-McGuire, art education. Each artist will discuss her or his own work and take questions and comments from the audience.

The UI Museum of Art, located on North Riverside Drive in Iowa City, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays. Sunday. Admission is free.

M.C. Ginsberg Objects of Art, Inc. of Iowa City is the corporate sponsor for the 1998-99 Perspectives series at the UI Museum of Art, through the University of Iowa Foundation.

11/2/98