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Tonawanda's Engler displays artwork at the Marxhausen Gallery of Art


SEWARD, Neb. -- Lislette Engler of Tonawanda and 60 other Concordia art students' work is on display at the Marxhausen Gallery of Art through April 13. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Art majors are required to enter their work to be judged. If accepted, their artwork is displayed in the gallery and will be eligible for monetary awards. Five endowed scholarships are among the awards. First and second-year art majors must submit five works of any type of art. Third and fourth-year students must enter seven pieces. If desired, students are able to sell their art during and after the exhibition.

"The Annual Student Art Exhibition is a spring ritual for the university's art community and an opportunity for the Department of Art to showcase our students' talent," said Don Robson, professor of art at Concordia. "The reception is a time for celebration and is always well attended by students, professors, family and friends."

An opening reception will be held from 1-4 p.m., Tuesday, April 10 with an awards presentation at 2 p.m. in the Marxhausen Gallery of Art. The Marxhausen Gallery is located in Jesse Hall and is open Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday while classes are in session.

Concordia University, Nebraska, founded in 1894, is a fully accredited, coeducational university located in Seward, Nebraska, that currently serves more than 2,700 students. Concordia offers more than 100 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in an excellent academic and Christ-centered community that equips men and women for lives of learning, service and leadership in the church and world. For more information, visit cune.edu.

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