JBU Alumni Featured in ‘Return to Sender’ Art Exhibit

SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. (October 2, 2012) — John Brown University’s Department of Visual Arts will welcome back 36 alumni who will display their work in “Return to Sender.” The exhibit will open with a reception on Thursday, Oct. 4, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in conjunction with the university’s Homecoming festivities. The collection will include traditional paintings, photography, painted clothing, graphic designs, films, letterpress artwork, websites, costumes, films and book illustrations. The display will be open through Nov. 2.

“We are excited for the opportunity to celebrate the diversity and creativity of our wonderful alumni,” said Charles Peer, gallery director. “I am extremely proud of the quality of the work our graduates are doing and the many lives they touch with their art.”

The gallery is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m.-4 p.m., or by special arrangement. The reception and the exhibit are free and open to the public. The JBU Art Gallery is in the Windgate Visual Arts West building, located next to the flagpoles on the main campus in Siloam Springs. For more information contact the JBU Department of Visual Arts at 479-238-8561.

John Brown University is a private Christian university, ranked No. 2 overall and No. 1 Best Value among Southern regional colleges by U.S. News & World Report and listed as one of America’s Best Colleges by Forbes. JBU enrolls more than 2,200 students from 40 states and 39 countries in its traditional undergraduate, graduate, degree completion and concurrent education programs. JBU is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and a founding member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability.