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Juried Art Show opens March 21
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NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Fine and Graphic Art will open the 21st annual juried student show with a reception at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 21. Sponsored by Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Fraternity, Gamma Mu Chapter, this year’s exhibition was juried by artist Sarah Hewitt of Santa Fe, N.M.

This year’s exhibit will feature 37 works by undergraduate and graduate art students at Northwestern State. The exhibition will remain up through March 30 in Hanchey Gallery.

Hewitt creates sculptures using textile techniques and patinated with waxes, tars and cement. She has achieved notoriety in many mediums, having taught many of them. Her work is exhibited around the country, as well as published in Surface Design Journal, Shuttle, Spindle and Dyepot, Santa Fe Trend and FiberArts. Recently she was honored by being named one of the top 150 artists in New Mexico by Diane Karp of the Santa Fe Art Institute and the Santa Fean.

Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m.-noon Fridays. For more information, contact Leslie Gruesbeck, gallery director, at (318) 357-5476 or e-mail

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