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Posted: March 13, 2000

Artist Gregory Kondos to Show at CSUS

Noted Sacramento artist Gregory Kondos will show a series of recent works at California State University, Sacramento during the weeklong Festival of the Arts (April 1 - 9).

"A Passion for the Land" will be on display from Monday, April 3 to Friday, April 7 in the University Union Exhibit Lounge. The gallery is open from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday and from 8 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

A free reception for Kondos will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 5 in the University Union Ballroom.

A CSUS alumnus, Kondos is a noted painter of geographic landscapes such as the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, where he fished as a child, and the south of France, the home of his idol French post-impressionist Paul Cezanne. His work is exhibited in permanent collections of the Crocker Art Museum, the Oakland Museum, the Phoenix Museum, and the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C. His work has been shown at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, the Midwest Museum of American Art in Indiana and the Brooklyn Museum of Art.

Before retiring in 1982, Kondos taught art at Sacramento City College for 27 years, where a gallery was named in his honor.

In 1995 Kondos was recognized by the National Academy of Design in New York as a Lifetime Academician.

More information is available at (916) 278-6156.


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