HPU Instructor Of Art Featured In Drawings Exhibition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 16, 2010 – Bruce Shores, instructor of art at High Point University, has several figure drawings included in an exhibition at the Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art in Greensboro, N.C. The exhibit began Sept. 10 and will run through Oct. 31.

Titled “Drawing Revisited,” the exhibition showcases the many different approaches to drawing from some of the best artists in the state. This is one of five major exhibitions to take place in the gallery this year.

“I am excited and honored to be included in such an excellent show as this,” Shores says.

Shores is one of 49 artists selected to show in the exhibit. Other artists featured include Betty Watson, James Barnhill, Mark Kingsley, Tamie Beldue, Kreh Mellick, Alia E. El-Bermani and John Hill Jr. The artists in this show are well known with work in many important collections including the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

Other exhibitions by the Green Hill Center include wide-ranging group shows based on themes, mediums, or regions and solo shows that present a comprehensive view of one artist?s work. The gallery features works by contemporary North Carolina artists or artists who have strong ties to the state.

The gallery is located in the Greensboro Cultural Center and is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Those interested in attending can call 336-333-7460 or visit http://www.greenhillcenter.org/ for more information.

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 51 countries and 46 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report at No. 3 among Regional Colleges in the South. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 7 percent among ?America?s Best Colleges.? Parade Magazine lists HPU in the top 25 private schools in the nation. The university offers 50 undergraduate majors, 42 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at http://www.highpoint.edu/.

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration

336-841-4530 cdudley@highpoint.edu

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