UW-River Falls hosts ‘Veterans, Active Duty and Reserves Art Exhibition’
February 18, 2015
The UW-River Falls art department, in cooperation with the UWRF Veteran Services office, will present “UWRF Veterans, Active Duty and Reserves Art Exhibition” from Feb. 16-March 4, in Gallery 101 of the Kleinpell Fine Arts building.
An artists’ reception is from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 20, in Gallery 101. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. The exhibited artwork will be available for purchase.
Art student veterans Mike Vance, Harley Hotchkiss and Katie Powell organized the exhibition that will feature drawings, photography, glass works, sculpture and paintings created by current UWRF students and faculty who are veterans. UWRF veterans exhibiting their art were not required to be enrolled in art classes in order to participate in the show and are allowed up to four artworks with any type of theme or content.
Twenty percent of the proceeds of any sales of the artwork will be donated to the UWRF Veteran Services office and 80 percent will remain with the artist.
Galleries 101 hours are 1-8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 2-4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call the UWRF art department at 715-425-3266.