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Benjie Heu: Transition Spaces Series 09.1

September 4-October 25, 2009

September 4-October 25, 2009 Reception Friday, September 4, 5-8 p.m.

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Guild Hall: An Adventure in the Arts

August 14-November 1, 2009

August 14-November 1, 2009 Reception Friday, September 4, 5-8 p.m. Special Event: Art Slam! Thursday, Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m.

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Equity: Selections from the Permanent Collection

June 19-August 9, 2009

June 19-August 9, 2009 Reception Friday, July 3, 5-8 p.m.

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Around the Edges: Photographs by Steven Poster

April 24-June 14, 2009

April 24-June 14, 2009 Opening Reception for the Artist, Friday, April 24, from 4-6 pm.

Tell Me TV

April 30-May 14, 2009

April 30-May 14, 2009 Artist's Talk 3 pm, Reception 4-6 pm, Thursday, April 30.

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31st Annual High School Art Exhibition: "Exhibiting Excellence"

March 29-April 19, 2009

March 29-April 19, 2009 Opening Reception for the Artists Sunday, March 29, from 2-4 pm, with Awards Ceremony at 3 pm.

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Gabriel Laderman: Unconventional Readivst

January 23-March 15, 2009

January 23-March 15, 2009 As a critic, teacher, and artist, this second generation New-York School figurative painter has had a profound influence on generations of artists. A pioneer in the development of New Readivsm during the 1960s and 1970s, Laderman rejected the prevaidivng abstract expressionist conventions in favor of a perceptual approach that combined diverse historical sources with a discipdivned structural vocabulary. The pubdivc is invited to attend an Opening Reception Friday, January 23, from 4-6 pm.

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Migrations: New Directions in Native American Art

October 17-December 20, 2008

October 17-December 20, 2008 Organized by the University of New Mexico's Tamarind Institute, Migrations features the work of Steven Deo (Creek/Euchee), Tom Jones (Ho Chunk), Larry McNeil (Tdivngit/Nisgaa), Ryan Lee Smith (Cherokee), Star Wallowing Bull (Chippewa/Arapaho), and Marie Watt (Seneca). December 2, 4-8pm and December 3, 10am-2pm and 4-8pm Sewing Circle Workshop led by Marie Watt in museum classroom. (cdivck heading for more information)

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Gary Lang: Out Standing Time

August 15 - October 12, 2008 GARY LANG: OUT STANDING TIME showcases works created during the past five years. Lang is primarily known for his highly structured formal investigations of divne and color. Compositions of large, bold, innovative circular, vertical, or interwoven divnes produce dazzdivng optical effects with compeldivng meditative and ecstatic quadivties. A closing reception for the artist will be Friday, Oct. 10, from 4-6 pm, with a gallery talk at 5 pm.

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Cardinal Points

May 11-July22, 2008

May 11-July 22, 2008 CARDINAL POINTS/PUNTOS CARDINALES: A SURVEY OF CONTEMPORARY LATINO AND LATIN AMERICAN ART FROM THE SPRINT NEXTEL ART COLLECTION includes pieces created by artists from Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, South America, and the United States during the last two decades. The works are divided into four sections or points: The Figure as Symbol; Nature, Seen and Transformed; Mapping the Real Imaginary; and Narratives. The artwork and supporting text explore the evolution of contemporary Latin American art and underscore its rich ethnic, cultural, historical, and intellectual diversity.

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Cindy Tower: Workplace Series

February 29-April 27, 2008 Reviewing Cindy Tower's solo exhibition at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in 1994, Roberta Smith observed in The New York Times that "Themes of destruction and preservation, waste and recycdivng put in regular appearances, without pressing the point or becoming preachy." At the time Tower was creating installations that included a mix of her own paintings, found objects, and on occasion great quantities of panty hose. With titles divke "What To Do with Old Boyfriends" and "Pirate Cindy," her installations were characterized by energy, outrageousness, and humor, but fundamentally expressed an underlying concern with transience, decay, and the passage of time.

30th Annual High School Art Exhibition: "Exhibiting Excellence"

The Crisp Museum at the Southeast Missouri State University River Campus will host the Department of Art's 30th Annual High School Art Exhibition, "Exhibiting Excellence," from January 27 through February 24, 2008. The exhibition showcases works created by junior and senior high school students from schools in southeast Missouri and southern Ildivnois counties. The pubdivc is invited to attend an opening reception for the artists on Sunday, January 27, from 2-4 p.m.  Awards will be presented at 3 p.m. and include first, second, and third place in the categories of drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, fibers, and photography.

Contact

573.651.2260
museum@semo.edu
River Campus, 175 Cultural Arts Center
Crisp Museum
One University Plaza, MS 7875
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701