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Slocumb Galleries to host ‘Eight Point Something’ exhibit

"Market Yourself..." class members

JOHNSON CITY (June 3, 2013) – “Eight Point Something,” an exhibit co-curated by East Tennessee State University art students, is on display at the university’s Slocumb Galleries through June 14.

An artists’ reception will be held Friday, June 7, from 4-6 p.m. at Slocumb Galleries, located in Ball Hall at ETSU.  Both the exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

The artworks featured in the exhibition were created by eight undergraduate and graduate students in the “Market Yourself as an Artist” course taught by M. Wayne Dyer, professor of Art and Design.  The works display various techniques, subjects and media.

Participating artists are Katherine Block, Carol Davis, Michael Hale, Megan G. King, Desiree Markland, Julia Perry, Brittany Rutherford and Justin Slone.

Summer hours for Slocumb Galleries are Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., with extended hours during receptions and scheduled tours.  The main entrance to Slocumb Galleries is currently closed as part of the campus Green Space Project, but visitors may enter at the entrance at the end of Sherrod Drive; this entrance is accessible to individuals with disabilities.

For more information or special assistance for those with disabilities, contact Karlota Contreras-Koterbay, director, at (423) 483-3179.