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"From Island to Ocean: Caribbean and Pacific Dialogues": Fall Exhibition at the Art Library

August 26, 2015
In his work, Buehler, born in Honiara, Solomon Islands, examines personal identity shaped through a Pacific Island/Western upbri

In his work, Buehler, born in Honiara, Solomon Islands, examines personal identity shaped through a Pacific Island/Western upbringing.

Valdes’s artwork is influenced by her Afro-Cuban ethnicity and the experience of growing up in America.

Valdes’s artwork is influenced by her Afro-Cuban ethnicity and the experience of growing up in America.

From Island to Ocean:  Caribbean and Pacific Dialogues, the fall exhibition at the Art Library, opens September 1.  The exhibition features the artwork of Fidalis Buehler and Juana Valdes.   An opening reception will be held on September 9 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

The artists will lead a gallery talk on October 20 from 1:00-2:30 p.m., followed by a panel discussion and reception featuring Mary Eyring and Brian Russell Roberts, assistant professors of English at Brigham Young University, from 4:30-6:30.  The programming is free and open to the public.

These events are part of the Center for Cultural Analysis’s 2015-16 seminar, Archipelagoes, which explores archipelagoes throughout the world in their various geographical, historical, and cultural contexts.

The exhibition will run through December 6.  For more information, visit the Art Library’s events and exhibits page.