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Eastern Presents "A Glimpse into Akus"

akus opening-visitors.jpg"A Glimpse into Akus," an exhibit with selections from the University's permanent collection, opened on Oct. 25 and runs through Dec. 18.  A reception was held on Nov. 1.


akus glimpse-Profiles with Bird.JPG "A Glimpse into Akus is a series of paintings, sculpture, mixed media and work on paper featuring the work of numerous artists," said Roxanne Deojay, Akus Gallery coordinator. Featured artists include Adam Baer, Guillaume Cornelis Van Beverloo, Colette Butterick, Michael Cipriano, Laura Fragua-Cota, Sue Fuller, Ceci Garcia, Serge Geffrard, John Gregoropoulos, Hugh Kelly, Robert Kiley, Jae-Im Kim, Norman Laliberte, Bonnie Lucas, Bridget Lynch, Bartolome Mayol, Augustus Mazzocca, Laurie Sloan, Estella Tedeschi, David Teft, Frank Trapp, Marie Wheeler, Hale Aspacio Woodruff, Nahum Tschacbasov and Irene Tsachcbasov Zevon. "It's a really fine representation of Eastern's collection, excluding the most recent acquisitions," said Deojay.

The Akus Gallery is located in the lower level of Shafer Hall at the corner of Windham and Valley Streets in Willimantic.  Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 1 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays, and 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. For more information, call (860) 465-4659 or visit www.easternct.edu/akusgallery.


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