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ULM College of Arts, Education, and Sciences to host art crawl on campus

Published September 6, 2016

MONROE, La. — The College of Arts, Education, and Sciences at the University of Louisiana Monroe is hosting the Fall 2016 Art Crawl at several campus locations on Thursday, Sept. 8. from 5-7 p.m.

Admission is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.  

Participating galleries include the Walker Gallery, Dean’s conference room, Innovation Center in Walker 1-137, Bry Art Gallery, ULM Sculpture Garden, and the Museum of Natural History.

A showcase of ULM’s talented students, faculty, staff, and alumni will be on display throughout the crawl. The show in the Walker Gallery includes student artwork such as paintings, pottery, sculpture, prints and photographs. In addition, Bry Gallery will display the Art Faculty Annual Exhibition. The Dean’s conference room will host a silent auction with work from the School of Humanities’ faculty including Dr. Bette Kauffman, Vanelis Rivera, Dr. Jana Giles and Arely Castillo. The Museum of Natural History will feature their permanent collection.

The College of Arts, Education, and Sciences hopes to enrich the community by giving the opportunity for the community to walk through our beautiful campus and appreciate the outstanding work of each artist. Dr. Joni Henry Noble, associate professor in ULM’s School of Visual and Performing Arts, recognizes students’ accomplishments. “I am so proud of our ULM Art Majors and all of their efforts to curate and operate Walker Gallery. I hope everyone can attend our ULM Art Crawl and meet these talented artists,” Noble said.

Following the ULM Art Crawl, ULM alumnus Bobby Bridger will perform at Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall on campus at 7:30 p.m. Bridger is a singer, songwriter, poet, actor, playwright, author, and painter.

General admission to this performance is $15. ULM faculty and students receive one free ticket with a valid identification card.   

For more information contact Dr. Joni Noble at noble@ulm.edu or 318-342-1383 or Arely Castillo at castillo@ulm.edu or 318-342-1296.