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Art and design events to be held at Homecoming

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By Kaitlyn Fowler, student news writer, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – If you are interested in art and design, there are several opportunities for you to see during Homecoming Oct. 8 and 9.

Alumni are invited to join Tori Christgen’s Painting I and Water I and II class at the Turner Log Cabin Park, 505 North Columbia Avenue, for Plein Air Painting from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Plein Art Painting involves painting and drawing in the landscape. The event will be held if weather permits.

Paintings created during this event will exhibit at the Chowning Art Shop, 503 North Columbia Avenue, from 10 a.m. until noon. Pick up will be from noon to 1 p.m. following the exhibition.

Tori Christgen is a new assistant professor of art in the Department of Art and Design at Campbellsville University.

A four-stop Art Hop will be Saturday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. until noon.

The four-stop Art Hop consists of the Homecoming Exhibition, Homecoming Student Pop-up Exhibition and an Outdoor Installation.

The Homecoming Exhibition is titled “Up-close and Personal: Kentucky’s Natural Beauty,” photography exhibition, featuring alumna Alice Biskey Steele (’85) and Rob Collins Bell at The Pence-Chowning Art Gallery, 205 University Drive.

The Homecoming Student Pop-up Exhibition is “Plein Air Memories: Paintings of Taylor County” at Susan Kirkland Tesseneer Art Studio, 201 University Drive.

The Outdoor Installation features Sculpture IV student Marianna Melgoza and will be on the front lawn of Susan Kirkland Tesseneer Art Studio. Melgoza’s artwork is called “Harmonia.” She is a senior Bachelor of Fine Arts major with an Emphasis in three-dimensional.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 12,500 students offering over 100 programs of study including Ph.D., master, baccalaureate, associate, pre-professional and certification programs. The website for complete information is www.campbellsville.edu.