News Release

Evangel releases art exhibit fall schedule

September 26, 2012 | Paul K. Logsdon

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Evangel University Humanities Department has released the schedule of art exhibits for the fall semester, including alumni and student art exhibits.

The Barnett Art Gallery will host guest watercolor artist Linda Hoover throughout the month of October.

Gary Gibson, a 1971 Evangel graduate, will display his work at the Bellwether Art Gallery in downtown Springfield during October before transitioning to the Barnett Art Gallery for an exhibit throughout November.

All exhibits are open to the public. Admission is free.

 Barnett Art Gallery

The Barnett Art Gallery is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The gallery is on the first floor of Evangel’s Barnett Fine Arts Center. The entrance to the Fine Arts Center is south of the chapel, facing Glenstone Ave.

 Oct. 5:  Linda Hoover Opening Reception, 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Hoover is a watercolor artist. Approximately 20 pieces of her artwork will be for sale during the exhibit.

Oct. 5-31: Linda Hoover’s artwork will be displayed.

 Nov. 2-30: Gary Gibson’s artwork will be displayed.

 Bellwether Art Gallery

Evangel University has partnered with Randy Bacon Photo Studio & Art Gallery, located in the Monarch Art Factory, to showcase its student, faculty and alumni art projects. The gallery is on Main, just south of College. The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday; and is closed Sunday and Monday.

Oct. 5: Gary Gibson Opening Reception, 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Eight to ten pieces of Gibson’s artwork will be displayed in the foyer between the chapel and Fine Arts building.

Oct. 13: Alumni Art Exhibit, 9:30 p.m.

Nov. 2-30: Evangel students’ artwork will be displayed.

Evangel University is a private, Christian university of arts, sciences and professions. With enrollment of 2,100 students, coming from all 50 states and abroad, Evangel offers more than 100 undergraduate academic programs and nine master’s programs.

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