Marxhausen Gallery to host “Drawing Fire: Then and Now” exhibit at Concordia University, Nebraska

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Drawings by Marlene Mueller on display

Exhibit at Marxhausen Gallery, Concordia University, Nebraska

Concordia University, Nebraska will host "Drawing Fire: Then and Now: Recent Drawings by Marlene Mueller," in the Marxhausen Gallery of Art from Nov. 4 to Dec. 17.

Concordia University, Nebraska will host "Drawing Fire: Then and Now: Recent Drawings by Marlene Mueller," also publicized as “Into the Ashes II,” in the Marxhausen Gallery of Art from Nov. 4 to Dec. 17. An opening reception is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. with an exhibit talk at 2 p.m. in the gallery.

“Drawing Fire: Then and Now,” presents a series of drawings by artist and Wayne State College art faculty, J. Marlene Mueller. Mueller’s large-scale charcoal drawings are based on her experiences as a member of a volunteer fire department in northeast Nebraska, in which she observed the characteristics of raging fires up close. The charcoal drawings are derived from photographs taken by the artist.

The exhibit is open to the public, free of charge. The Marxhausen Gallery is the on-campus exhibition space for Concordia and hosts a variety of exhibitions each year. It is located in Jesse Hall and is open Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 1-4 p.m. The exhibit will be closed during Concordia's Thanksgiving break, Nov. 17-25.

Upcoming events include the Senior Thesis Exhibition Opening reception on Dec. 2, and "ISMS: Concordia's Permanent Collection in Context" opens Jan. 14, 2013 and runs through Feb. 15. Visit cune.edu/art for detailed information and a full schedule of exhibits. All exhibitions are held in the Marxhausen Gallery, located in Jesse Hall on the campus of Concordia University, Nebraska.

Concordia University, Nebraska, founded in 1894, is a fully accredited, coeducational university located in Seward, Neb. that currently serves over 2,200 students. Concordia offers more than 50 professional and liberal arts programs in an excellent academic and Christ-centered community that equips men and women for lives of learning, service and leadership in the church and world. For more information, visit cune.edu.

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