The artists featured in the exhibition are Gerald Cournoyer, painter; Cliff Evan, digital artist; Jim Horton, wood engraver; Tracy Otten, printmaker; Ellie Honi, photogravurer; and Mo Neal, sculptor. Professional diversity is the key among the artists participating in this exhibition, including Evans, who counts among his credits an Andy Warhol Foundation Fellowship; Neal, a member of the art faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, whose credits include a Bemis Foundation Residency; and Horton, a veteran printmaker with an international reputation for his work with wood engraving.

According to Cory Knedler, chair of the USD Department of Art, The U has had a vital visiting artist program for many years with the purpose of bringing diverse art perspectives to students. Visiting artist activities are scheduled throughout the year and often include extensive hands-on workshops. Many visiting artist activities are open to the public. Information about the visiting artists may be obtained by contacting the art department at (605) 677-5636 or Knedler at

The Main Gallery in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts is open free of charge to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and from 1 to 5 p.m. on weekends. Tours and special showings during non-public hours are available upon request. For more information about this exhibition, please contact The University of South Dakota Art Galleries Director John A. Day, at (605) 677-3177 or

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