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Gallery focus on stone carving
Photos and Story by James Hill
SYLVANIA CAMPUS – The Northview Gallery is hosting an exhibit featuring regional stone sculptors.The exhibit, "Surveying Stone: Carvings by Sculptors of the Pacific Northwest," will be on display from Sept. 7 through Oct. 28 at the Sylvania Campus, 12000 S.W. 49th Ave. The college will host a closing reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28. It is free and open to the public.Showcasing the work of some of the region’s finest sculptors, "Surveying Stone" presents a group exhibition that demonstrates the diversity of approaches to this challenging medium. Participating artists include Sabah Al-Dhaher, Laura Alpert, M.J. Anderson, Bill Bane, Michael Creger, Stuart Jacobson, David Macfarlane, David P. Miller, Joni Mitchell, Al Sieradski, Tom Urban, and Virginia Wolf."Designed to bring together a group of distinguished and emerging artists, ‘Surveying Stone’ demonstrates the strength and vitality of the Pacific Northwest’s carving community," said Marie Sivak, Northview Gallery director, art instructor and sculptor. The Northview Gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday and is located in Room 214 of the CT Building at the Sylvania Campus. For more information on this exhibition, contact Marie Sivak at 503-977-4829.