Creative Arts

Art Department and Cannon Gallery to hold open house

Faceout Studio

Faceout Studio

Western Oregon University’s Art Department and the Dan & Gail Cannon Gallery of Art are holding an open house and exhibit opening reception on Wednesday, Nov. 7. It will be held in both Campbell Hall and the Instructional Technology Center (ITC) from 4:30 to 7 p.m. It is a chance to meet the art faculty, students, alumni and to view art and design student work. Of special note is the department’s new major, visual communication design, and the new computer lab facilities.

A brief artist talk will be held in the gallery at 5 p.m., followed by exhibits of student graphic design and interactive media projects in ITC 210 and 103. Student video screenings will commence at 6 p.m. in ITC 103. The reception is free and open to the public, and will include hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Parking is available in Lot A (behind ITC) or Lot F. A campus map can be found at wou.edu.

The Cannon Gallery’s exhibit opening features the work of FaceOut Studio. FaceOut is a multidisciplinary creative studio in Bend, Ore. Whose activities include book design, identity systems, packaging, multimedia promotional design, and more. In addition, FaceOut members travel giving lectures and workshops at art schools and universities across the country.

The exhibit runs from Nov. 7 through Dec. 7. The gallery’s house are Monday through Fridya, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment. For more information call 503-838-8607 or email Paula Booth, the gallery’s director, at boothp@wou.edu.

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