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Ceramic artists' work on display at MU

Feb. 26, 2013 @ 11:34 PM

HUNTINGTON -- The work of two ceramic artists who have work on display throughout the country is on exhibit on Marshall University's campus.

An opening reception for "Connection: Formation through Disconnect" took place Tuesday night at Birke Art Gallery on Marshall's campus.

The exhibit contains the work of Darien Johnson and Casey McDonough, who are serving as visiting artists on campus.

McDonough, who worked with students leading up to the event, is a visiting professor at the University of Central Arkansas. In addition to maintaining an active exhibition record, McDonough has given numerous lectures and workshops at academic institutions across the country.

Johnson is an assistant professor of ceramics at Buffalo State College in Buffalo, N.Y., and his work has been featured in several national exhibitions as well as published in national ceramics magazines.

The exhibit will be on display until Friday, March 15, at the Birke Art Gallery. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday as well as from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday. All gallery events are free and open to the public.

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