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Distributed September 30, 1997
Contact: Linda Mahdesian

Faculty to showcase their art at Bell Gallery's Faculty Exhibition 1997

Thirteen faculty from Brown University's Department of Visual Art and the Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Research in Modern Culture and Media will display their work in the David Winton Bell Gallery exhibition, Faculty Exhibition 1997, Oct. 18 through Dec. 14, with an opening reception at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The David Winton Bell Gallery will present Faculty Exhibition 1997 from Oct. 18 through Dec. 14, 1997. An opening reception will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at the gallery, which is located in the List Art Center, 64 College St., in Providence. Admission to the exhibition and reception is free and the public is welcome.

This diverse exhibition focuses on recent works by 13 faculty members from the Department of Visual Art and selected members of the Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Research in Modern Culture and Media. The artists work in a variety of media; pieces on display will range from video to sculpture. In one instance, a work is created of steel and stone; another is made of brooms and duct tape. Other items include handmade books, paintings, prints and a computer-assisted installation. The artists participating in the exhibition are Paul Badger, Gregg Bordowitz, Leslie Bostrom, Tony Cokes, Wendy Edwards, Walter Feldman, Richard Fishman, Khalid Kodi, Marlene Malik, Roger Mayer, Jerry Mischak, Leslie Thornton and Hugh Townley.

"Faculty Focus," a series of informal talks, will be presented in the gallery on Wednesday evenings at 5:30 p.m. The schedule includes Wendy Edwards and Khalid Kodi on Oct. 22; Jerry Mischak and Richard Fishman on Oct. 29; Gregg Bordowitz and Paul Badger on Nov. 5; Walter Feldman and Leslie Bostrom on Nov. 12; and Hugh Townley, Leslie Thornton and Roger Mayer on Nov. 19.

Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For further information call 401/863-2932.