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Slide Lecture By Alum Tim Gaudreau, Eco-Artist And Photographer Tim Gaudreau Feb. 15

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A slide lecture by eco-artist and photographer Tim Gaudreau ’92 will be presented by the Museum of Art Wednesday, Feb. 15 at noon in room A218, Paul Creative Arts Center.Gaudreau’s lecture is offered in conjunction with the museum’s current exhibition, “Chris Jordan Running the Numbers.” The exhibition and lecture are open to the public free of charge.

Gaudreau’s work depicts his passion for the environment and the interconnections between people and nature. He combines photography, video, new-media, graphics, and sculpture with humor and irony to create collaborations that advocate for a greater awareness of eco-issues and empowerment. His work initiates dialogue about social and environmental issues and serves as an entryway to improve our relationship to nature and consider each individual impact.

Gaudreau completed his Master of Fine Arts degree in interdisciplinary studio art and critical theory through the intensive program at the Maine College of Art in 2002. Gaudreau’s photography and design background grew from a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from UNH completed in 1992.

“Chris Jordan: Running the Numbers”presents large-format images which examine contemporary mass culture from a variety of photographic and conceptual perspectives. Running concurrently, What’s New: Recent Additions, presents showcases 19 drawings, paintings, prints, and sculpture, by renowned regional and national artists. Both exhibitions remain on view through April 4, 2012.

The Museum of Art is open during the academic year: Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 p.m.; closed Fridays and university holidays, and March 9-18, 2012.

Guided group tours for schools and other organizations are available with advance reservation by contacting Catherine A. Mazur, education and publicity coordinator, at catherine.mazur@unh.edu or 2-3713.