Pictured left: "Ginny and Her Shadow" from the series Canes Venatici by Anne Chesnut, Charlottesville, Va. Two piece print on rag paper, hand sewn together.
Pictured left: "Promised Land" by David DuBose, Lafayette, La. Archival pigment print, acrylic, conte crayon, color pencil, graphite on paper.
(April 1, 2014) The 27th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition opens Thursday, April 3, in the Grand Gallery located in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex at McNeese State University.
The exhibit, which runs through May 15, is sponsored by the visual arts department and is part of the 2014 McNeese Banners Cultural Series. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays.
The awards ceremony and artist reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 17. The reception was originally scheduled for April 10.
Louis Grachos, director of the Contemporary Austin, is the juror for this year's Works on Paper Exhibition. Grachos has selected 68 works from a broad national spectrum of paintings, drawings, photographs, prints and mixed media works on paper for this year's exhibition.
Grachos will give a gallery talk and announce the purchase award winners at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Information on upcoming Banners Series performances, as well as lectures, is available on the Banners website at www.banners.org 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.