"Ocotillo Cactus" (relief woodcut print) by integrated visual arts graduate student Alexis Dwyer.
"Hank" (fabricated steel, brass, silver, chased portrait) by art and visual culture associate professor Joe Muench. Photo by Insight Photography.
"House 0540" (ceramic, wood) by integrated visual arts alumnus Jon Kamrath.
AMES, Iowa — Eighteen students, faculty members and alumni of the Iowa State University College of Design have had work accepted into the "47th Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood" national juried exhibition, Jan. 23 through April 4 at the Octagon Center for the Arts in Ames.
An opening reception, including presentation of awards, will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, in the Octagon's Main Gallery. The show was juried by Paulina Verbeek-Cowart, professor and chair of the fiber department at the Kansas City Art Institute.
Accepted artists affiliated with Iowa State include:
The exhibition will feature 65 artworks selected from a pool of 323 entries by artists from across the United States. Media represented include drawing, painting, printmaking, digital and traditional photography, mixed media, glass, ceramic, textile and wood.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday (closed Sunday). Admission is free.
Naomi Friend, Octagon Center for the Arts, (515) 232-5331, email@example.com
Heather Sauer, Design Communications, (515) 294-9289, firstname.lastname@example.org