BU professor displays memories in art exhibit

BU professor displays memories in art exhibit

For immediate release: Aug. 21, 2009

BLOOMSBURG — A digital art exhibit entitled "Memory Maps" is on display in Haas Gallery of Art at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

BU digital art professor Sue O'Donnell, who joined the faculty in fall 2007, creates conceptual digital art based on memories and secrets within family life. She uses her memories and photographs to raise psychological questions that challenge the viewer to reflect on past experiences.

"Memory Maps" is on display through Friday, Sept. 11, with a closing reception for the artist on Thursday, Sept. 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also on Sept. 10, O'Donnell will give an illustrated talk about her work at 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. She will be available to answer questions.

Gallery hours for the exhibit are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Saturday, Sept. 5, from noon to 2 p.m. Haas Gallery is open to the public free of charge. For more information, contact Lee Millard, art gallery associate, at (570) 389-4708 or by e-mail.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.

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