Camarillo, Calif., Sep 29, 2011 – The Art Program at CSU Channel Islands (CI) is pleased to announce the opening of “Eclectic Visions”,the annual Art faculty show now on display through Oct. 27 in the John Spoor Broome Library Art Gallery. A free public reception will take place on Thursday, Oct. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m.

The artworks in this exhibition reflect the vast research and vibrant imagination of the artists, expressed in bronze sculptures and conceptual installations, graphic design and paintings, mixed media and video, and photography and ceramics. The mesmerizing works of art expose the multiple concerns, subjects, and issues that preoccupy the CI Art faculty. Current topics, connections with communities and commentaries about the past are among them. Creativity and craft, subtly intertwined in all these works, unify the eclectic visual language to create a compelling conceptual and pictorial narrative.

CSU Channel Islands is located at One University Drive, Camarillo. The John Spoor Broome Library Art Gallery is located on the second floor. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For additional information contact the Art Program, at 805-437-8570 or art@csuci.edu.

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