Roanoke College Hosts Art Exhibit

SALEM, Va. - Roanoke College will feature works from artists Russ Havard, University of Virginia professor Richard Crozier and Edward Thomas in Olin and Smoyer Galleries. The exhibit will be held from September 7 - October 12. The galleries are open daily from 1 - 4 p.m. For more information, please call (540) 375-2332. The opening reception on Friday, September 7 at 6 p.m. in Smoyer Gallery includes a presentation of urban and rural landscape paintings from Crozier and Thomas.

Both Crozier and Thomas are from Charlottesville. Havard, of Austin, Texas, will present constructed 3-D water paintings in Olin Gallery on Thursday, September 6. Lectures about the works will be given on Thursday, September 6 at 5 p.m. and Friday, September 7 at 5:30 p.m.

Roanoke College, the country's second oldest Lutheran-related college, is an independent, co-educational, four-year liberal arts college. Roanoke is one of just 276 colleges nationwide with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious honor society. The Princeton Review names Roanoke as one of the "best in the Southeast." Roanoke's 1,970 students represent 40 states across the U.S. and 26 foreign countries.

For additional information, call the Roanoke College Public Relations Office at (540) 375-2282. -30-