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LSC-Kingwood Faculty Display Recent Work at Fall Art Show

LSC-Kingwood Faculty Display Recent Work at Fall Art ShowLone Star College-Kingwood’s annual Fall Faculty Art Show opens Monday, Aug. 25 and will run until Sept. 30 in the college Fine Arts Gallery.

The Faculty Art Show is designed to showcase recent work of art faculty members and to promote art classes offered at LSC-Kingwood. Select art pieces will be for sale and a portion of the proceeds will go toward the Art Scholarship Fund to be presented at the juried Student Art Show in summer 2015.

“The art show gives faculty members a chance to display new work. It also gives students an opportunity to see the different kinds of instruction and studio art courses that are offered here,” said Kris Larson, gallery coordinator.

Works on display at this year’s Faculty Art Show will include painting, drawing, ceramics, collage and photography. Professors who will showcase their work are Adela Andea, Gerard Baldwin, Cory Cryer, Joe Kagle, and Mari Omori.

“This richly varied show engages students and the public alike as it draws attention to the many avenues of possibility that are open to visual artists,” Larson said.

A reception will be held Sept. 4 from 12-2 p.m. in the Fine Arts Gallery, with an artist talk at 12:30 by Mari Omori. Refreshments will be served.

All gallery events are free and open to the public. LSC-Kingwood’s Fine Arts Gallery is located in the Performing Arts Center, room 114. The gallery is open Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and closed on weekends. For more information on the Faculty Art Show or on future art exhibitions, please visit http://www.lonestar.edu/arts-kingwood.htm  or you may contact the gallery by phone at 281-318-1534 or email kc.artgallery@LoneStar.edu.

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Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for more than 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion.  Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community college systems in the nation.  Dr. Steve Head is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, seven centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.

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Photo cutline:  The Lone Star College-Kingwood’s annual Fall Faculty Art Show runs Aug. 25 through Sept. 30 in the college Fine Arts Gallery. Works include painting, drawing, ceramics, collage and photography. A reception will be held Sept. 4, 12-2 p.m. with an artist talk at 12:30 by Mari Omori. Refreshments will be served. All gallery events are free and open to the public. LSC-Kingwood’s Fine Arts Gallery is located in the Performing Arts Center, room 114. The gallery is open Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on weekends. For more information on the Faculty Art Show or on future art exhibitions, visit http://www.lonestar.edu/arts-kingwood.htm or call 281-318-1534 or email kc.artgallery@LoneStar.edu.  Pictured is “Pink Serpent” by LSC-Kingwood faculty member, Adela Andea.