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Prints and Baskets At Hallie Ford Museum

From March 29 to May 24, the Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University presents "Joe Feddersen: Prints and Baskets." Organized by faculty curator Rebecca Dobkins and students in her museology class, the exhibition includes a range of Feddersen's prints and baskets from the past decade. The exhibition will be held in the lobby of the Study Gallery and in The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Gallery.

Feddersen is a highly regarded Native American artist and faculty member at Evergreen College in Olympia, Wa. Feddersen, who is Colville from eastern Washington, creates prints and baskets based on traditional Plateau designs. He has been featured in numerous one-person and group exhibitions over the past decade and is included in public and private collections throughout the region.

As a special feature, Feddersen will present an illustrated slide lecture on his work on Thursday, April 10, from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Roger Hull Lecture Hall at the Hallie Ford Museum. Admission is free.

"Joe Feddersen: Prints and Baskets" is supported by an endowment gift from The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Spirit Mountain Community Fund, with additional support provided by the Oregon Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art is located at 700 State Street (corner of State and Cottage Streets) in downtown Salem near the campus of Willamette University. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The galleries are closed on Sunday and Monday. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for seniors and students. Children under 12 are free, and Tuesday is a free day.

For further information, please call 503/370-6855.

03-21-2003