Society of Illustrators Comes to Art Gallery

Siloam Springs, Ark. (September 12, 2006) — John Brown University is pleased to present the “2005-2006 Traveling Exhibition” of the Society of Illustrators. The exhibit of over 40 works was selected from the society’s 47th annual exhibition, which is displayed in New York City each year, February through April.

The exhibit opens with a reception in the JBU art gallery on Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The exhibit will run through Friday, Oct. 20. (The gallery will be closed during JBU’s fall break, Oct. 2-3.)

The works are a representative sample of the best in the six categories of sequential, editorial, book, advertising, institutional and non-commissioned illustrations. The illustrators represented in the show are some of the best and rising starts in the field of illustration and includes work by Brad Holland, Gary Kelley, Tim O’Brien and Jack Unruh.

The gallery is located in JBU’s Art building on the main campus in Siloam Springs. Normal art gallery hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday afternoon from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

John Brown University is a private Christian university, ranked sixth by U.S. News & World Report in the Southern Region. JBU enrolls more than 2,000 students from 40 states and 45 countries. JBU is a member of Arkansas’ Independent Colleges and Universities and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.