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Ceramics exhibition opens at SFA

"Landscape" by Jenna Burditt is one of the pieces to be included in "Ceramics Exchange: University of Dallas Comes to SFA" which will open at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, in Griffith Gallery on the SFA campus.

NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS - The public is invited to the opening of "Ceramics Exchange: University of Dallas Comes to SFA" at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, in Griffith Gallery on the SFA campus.

The exhibition, presented by the SFA College of Fine Arts and School Art, includes ceramic works by graduate and advanced students of Professor Dan Hammett at the University of Dallas.

Piero Fenci, SFA professor of art, explained that he and Hammett have had an exchange program going for a number of years through which their respective students' work is exhibited at the other's school and the visiting students provide a demonstration at the host school.

"The University of Dallas is a very competitive school, and they have a super ceramics program," Fenci said. "Several of our students have gone on to graduate school there."

"Ceramics Exchange," which is sponsored in part by SFA Friends of the Visual Arts and Nacogdoches Junior Forum, will run through Sunday, Nov. 23.

Griffith Gallery is located in Room 208 of the Griffith Fine Arts Building, 2222 Alumni Dr. Regular gallery hours are 12:30 to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Admission to the opening and the gallery is free.

For more information, please call (936) 468-1131.