Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2008-02-26

Samford University Art Department will present works by five visiting artists March 3-31 in the Samford Art Gallery.

The show includes mixed media, painting, drawing and other art media by artists Doug Balous, Annie Kammerer Butrus, Catherine Cabaniss, Beverly Erdreich and Amy Pleasant.

Baulos' work encapsulates his thoughts and feelings about journals, travel, love, death, shelter and hope.

The show will include two paintings from Cabaniss' "Water-Based" work that focuses on polluted waters worldwide.

Samford art gallery hours are Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. A lecture featuring all five artists will be March 4 at 6 p.m. A reception will follow. The public is invited free of charge. For information, call (205) 726-2840.

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