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February 1, 2001

Austin artist Melissa Miller to showcase work at St. Edward's University

St. Edward's University will host an opening reception for the premiere exhibition of nationally-noted Austin artist Melissa Miller on Friday, Feb. 9, from 6-8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Gallery on campus. The exhibition will be on display Monday, Feb. 5 through Sunday, Feb. 25 in the Fine Arts Center Gallery.

Miller is known for her expressionist paintings depicting animals as metaphors for human situations and dilemmas. Her work has been exhibited in major museums throughout America and has been included in the prestigious Whitney Museum of American Art.

Exhibition hours are Monday through Friday, from 3-5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Appointments for viewing can also be made by calling 448-8685. Admission is free and open to the public.

St. Edward's University is an independent Catholic liberal arts university of 3,800 students in Austin. It was founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

{Note: Electronic image of "Sheep" oil on canvas is available upon request.}

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