Traveling Art Show Reflects the Power of Memory

Siloam Springs, Ark (November 19, 2001) — The work of 32 artists from across the United States and Korea will be on display in John Brown University’s Jesse Jones Concourse Gallery, Nov. 19 through Dec. 14. The exhibition, “Abstraction: The Power of Memory” will be free to the public and open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. However, the gallery will be closed Nov. 21 - 25 for Thanksgiving and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Christians in the Visual Arts sponsors this exhibition by American artists working in abstraction. Curated by Ben Frank Moss III, the George Frederick Jewett Professor of Studio Art at Dartmouth College, the two -and three-dimensional, 47-piece collection began its national tour February 2001 and will end December 2003.

CIVA was founded in 1977 as an organization to foster Christian appreciation of and participation in the arts. Members are encouraged to develop their particular calling to the highest professional level. Artwork in this exhibition is available for sale. Proceeds will benefit CIVA.

For more information, contact Charles Peer at 479-524-7182

John Brown University is a private university with an enrollment of more than 1,600 students from 46 states and 30 countries. JBU is a member of the Arkansas Independent Colleges and Universities and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.