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September 6, 2002

Transformation of nature exhibit open in Library Gallery

Cairns: Knots, Knotholes & Knotheads by Frank Owen"The Transformation of Nature," an art exhibit - featuring the works of former California State University, Sacramento professors Joseph Raffael and Frank Owen - opens Sept. 6 in the Library Gallery. The exhibit continues to Nov. 8.

Raffael's paintings are enchanting, fluid watercolors on paper and several pieces are more than 6-feet-tall. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he earned his bachelor's degree in the fine arts from the Yale School of Fine Arts and he taught at CSUS from 1969-74. Raffael has exhibited around the world and is the recipient of numerous prizes and awards including two Fulbright Fellowships.

Owen attended CSUS during the 1960s and taught art classes on campus in 1967. His work has been exhibited internationally and numerous galleries have honored him with one-person shows. He is currently a professor at the University of Vermont.

The University Library Gallery is open from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesdays - Saturdays. For more information about the exhibit call (916) 278-4189. For additional media assistance contact CSUS public affairs at (916) 278-6156.






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