November 16, 2007

Owens Center for Fine and Performing Arts Hosts Annual Fall Art Sale, Nov. 29

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH – Area residents will have the unique opportunity to purchase masterful artwork created by students and employees at Owens Community College as the Center for Fine and Performing Arts hosts the third annual Fall Art Sale on Thursday, Nov. 29.

The art sale, which will feature works from more than 30 Owens students and employees, will occur in the College’s Center for Fine and Performing Arts Rotunda from 9 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Owens is located on Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township.

“Owens’ Center for Fine and Performing Arts is proud to provide employees and students with an opportunity to make their art available for purchase to the general public,” said Wynn Perry, Owens Part-time Manager of the Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery. “The Fall Art Sale is a great venue for Owens students to display their accomplished artistic pieces, enabling them to showcase the knowledge obtained within the classroom in a real world setting.”

Perry added, “The artistic expressions are extremely individualized and reflect the unique creative ability of each student artist.”

Owens’ Fall Art Sale will feature various artworks, including ceramics, jewelry, paintings and photography created by students. The College’s faculty and staff will also have various artistic expressions on hand for purchase. Additionally, there will be a studio area in which Owens’ photography instructors will take holidays pictures for interested individuals.

The event is free and area residents are encouraged to attend. For additional information about the art sale, contact the Center for Fine and Performing Arts at (567) 661-2721 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 2721.

Owens Community College is one of the fastest-growing higher educational institutions in Ohio. On the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, Owens serves more than 45,000 credit and non-credit students. Owens is committed to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability. Owens Community College offers associate degrees that transfer to baccalaureate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and over 130 technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university. For more information, visit www.owens.edu.