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‘CutUps’ to open Oct. 25

The main gallery in the Claypool-Young Art Building at Morehead State University will host the group art exhibition, "CutUps: A Group Exhibition with Julie Abijanac, Laura Alexander, Grant Benoit, Lauren Kussro, Andrea Myers and Hunter Stabler." 

An opening reception will be held Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 5 until 7 p.m.

The exhibition features contemporary printmaking, sculpture, installation and textile artworks. It will close Tuesday, Nov. 21.

Through an invitational process, the exhibition “CutUps" was curated to include six artists from near and far whose works was crafted through the manipulation of paper and cloth.

An acclaimed sculptor and installation artist who works in paper and found objects from Columbus, Ohio, Abijanac will be a visiting artist associated with the exhibition, presenting to the Department of Art and Design’s Capstone Class and MSU’s multi-disciplinary arts entrepreneurship class.

Myers, a fibers and mixed media artist from Dublin, Ohio, will be the second visiting artist associated with the exhibition. While on campus, Myers will host fiber and wire sculpture workshops with 3D Foundations classes.  Additionally, she also will be meeting with MSU’s arts entrepreneurship class.

The program is funded in part by the Buckner and Sally S. Hinkle Endowment for Humanities, Department of Art and Design, Claypool-Young Art Gallery and the Caudill College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

The gallery, within Claypool-Young, features contemporary art for the MSU community as well as the University’s service region.

The gallery is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or by appointment, and is free and open to the public, including special events. Public parking is allowed on the main campus on weekdays after 5 p.m., and all day on weekends. Additional parking is available on Main Street.

Additional information is available by contacting Jennifer Reis, gallery director, at 606-783-5446 or

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