Welcome back!

The gallery is into full swing for another semester as guest artist Peter Fine and writer Carmen Gimenez Smith of New Mexico State University will be visiting next week!

Combining creativity and scholarship, Peter Fine is a professor of Graphic Design at NMSU and is completing his book Graphic Design: Sustainable Principles and Practices to be published by Berg Publishers in 2014.

Carmen Gimenez Smith is the recipient of a 2011 American Book Award for her memoir, Bring Down the Little Birds (University of Arizona, 2010) as well as the 2011 Juniper Prize for Poetry, and a 2011-2012 fellowship in creative nonfiction from the Howard Foundation.

Their show, “dis_assemblage” incorporates lyric essays with collage and will be held in the side gallery.

Events with the artists will be held on Thursday, January 24 in the Truman State University Art Gallery in Ophelia Parrish.

A gallery talk will be held at noon. Please feel free to bring your own lunch.

Carmen Gimenez Smith will hold a reading at 5 pm, followed by another talk.

An open reception will be held at 6 pm. Refreshments will be provided