posted February 19, 2001

Exhibition Feb. 19-March 23

For its second offering of the spring
semester, the gallery of the De Pree Art Center at Hope
College is presenting an interdisciplinary exhibition titled
"Patterns: Works by Katherine Kadish and Jackie Bartley."

Kadish, from Yellow Springs, Ohio, and Bartley,
from Hope College's department of English, address in
painting and poetry respectively similar subject matter--
sewing--in the cultural context of the 1950s and '60s in
America.

The exhibition opened on Monday, Feb. 19, and runs
through March 23, opening in conjunction with Women's Week
at Hope College. A reception for the artists will be held
on Friday, Feb. 23, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

In addition, Katherine Kadish will give a gallery
talk on Friday, Feb. 23, at 1:30 p.m. On Thursday, March 1,
at 7 p.m., Jackie Bartley will offer a poetry reading in the
gallery.

The public is invited to all of the events.
Admission is free.

The De Pree Art Center is located on Columbia
Avenue at 12th Street. The gallery's regular hours are
Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday
from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Hours may be reduced during the
college's March 16-25 spring break. The gallery is
handicapped accessible. Additional information may be
obtained by calling (616) 395-7500.

Funding has been provided by the Hope College
Women's Week Committee, the Visiting Writers Series and the
Encounter with the Arts program.