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Vilhjalmsdottir to present student exhibition at Gallery X

BEMIDJI, Minn. - Solveig Edda Vilhjalmsdottir will present her undergraduate exhibition in Gallery X on the campus of Bemidji State University from May 1-10. The exhibition is in partial fulfilment of the requirements for a bachelor of arts degree from BSU’s Department of Visual Arts.

Vilhjalmsdottir’s exhibition is entitled “Want Me Now?” Her exhibit features paintings that explore how society quietly keeps holding on to unequal values even though it wants to believe it has advanced from the values of the 1950s.

An opening reception for Vilhjalmsdottir’s show will be held Thursday, May 1, beginning at 4 p.m.

Viljhalmsdottir is a senior majoring in visual arts from Iceland.

Located in the Education-Arts Building on the campus of Bemidji State University, Gallery X is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The gallery is open at no charge to the public.

For more information, contact gallery director Bill Eitenmiller at (218) 760-1673.

May 1-10
- Bemidji State University’s Touché Gallery presents “Want Me Now?” an exhibition of paintings by BSU student Edda Solveig Vilhjalmsdottir. Opening reception May 1, 4 p.m. Call Bill Eitenmiller at (218) 760-1673 for more information. Gallery X hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; closed weekends; open to the public.

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