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Banners presents National Works on Paper

Banners presents National Works on Paper

Etching by Art Werger The 25th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition opens with a reception honoring the exhibiting artists at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in the Grand Gallery of the Shearman Fine Arts Annex at McNeese State University.

The exhibit, which runs through May 4, is sponsored by the McNeese Visual Arts Department and is part of the 2012 McNeese Banners Cultural Series.

Lynn Gumpert, director of New York University's Grey Art Gallery, is the juror for this year's Works on Paper Exhibition. (Pictured right: "Skewed Perspectives: Financial District". Etching by Art Werger.)

Gumpert has selected 83 works from a broad national spectrum of paintings, drawings, photographs, prints and mixed media works on paper for this year's exhibition. She will give a gallery talk about the exhibit at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays. Information on upcoming Banners Series performances, as well as lectures, is available on the Banners website at or by calling the Banners office at 337-475-5123.

Persons needing accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the ADA Coordinator at 337-475-5428, voice; 337-475-5960, fax; 337-562-4227, TDD/TTY, hearing impaired; or by email at