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.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.