UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
September 28, 2015--The 24th Annual Outdoor Art Installations are Wednesday-Thursday, Oct. 7 and 8, at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The public is invited to walk around campus viewing the artwork.
Temporary outdoor installations designed by art students to highlight a specific site on the UW-River Falls campus grounds may be viewed any time of day. Maps identifying the individual sites can be picked up in the lobby of Kleinpell Fine Arts near Gallery 101 beginning Oct. 7 at 9 a.m.
The Art Department’s Fall 2015-16 Walker D. and Helen Bryant Wyman Visiting Professor Kinji Akagawa will lead a walkabout critique of the installations beginning at 1 p.m. Oct. 7. Akagawa is an internationally recognized artist and pioneer in site-specific sculpture and public art. Based in the Twin Cities, Akagawa is a professor emeritus at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design where he served as the head of the sculpture program. His work is featured in public and private collections around the nation and world. The event is free and open to all.
Everyone is asked to respect the installations and to avoid altering or damaging the artwork. Questions may be directed to the UW-River Falls Art Department at 715-425-3266.