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Talley Gallery to Feature Works by Eli Balbach

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Nov. 10, 2011) — Eli Balbach, a senior in art at Bemidji State University, will have an exhibition of abstract compositions entitled “Abformalities” opening next week at Bemidji State University.

Balbach, originally from Bemidji, will have his work on display in the University’s Talley Gallery beginning Monday, Nov. 18, and running through Dec. 14.  Receptions for the artist will be held at the gallery from 1-4 p.m. on Nov. 21 and 2-5 p.m. on Dec. 3.

The show will feature a personal assessment of nationality and civilization.  Balbach’s work will focus primarily on oil paintings and other 2D mediums.

Located in room 212 of the Education Arts building on the campus of Bemidji State University, the Talley Gallery is barrier-free and open at no charge to the public. All activities in the Talley Gallery are supported by the University’s Student Activity Fee Allocation Committee. The Talley Gallery is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday.

For more information, contact Talley Gallery Director Laura Goliaszewski at (218) 755-3708.

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