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April 12, 2018

A number of area artists have been chosen to display their work at this year’s event. In addition to the local artists, retired Shawnee State University Professor Ken Carlson will be traveling from Chicago to participate in the event.

The artists’ work ranges across diverse media, including painting, ceramics, ink, mounted insects, photography and digital media. The artists themselves represent a wide range of backgrounds of SSU students, staff, alumni, faculty and retirees.

“We have had more creative artists apply to participate than ever before,” said VRCFA Director Joe Patti. “There were so many applicants that we are opening the mezzanine area of the lobby as additional display area for the event.”

There will be an interactive activity during the event lead by After Dark collaborators, the Creative Cult. To learn more about Creative Cult, go to

Light snacks will be provided at the event, as well as music from DJ Cody Mitton.

The event is open to SSU students, staff, faculty and the surrounding community. Although the event is family friendly, note that content of some work may be unsuitable for young children.

Additional information about the event can be found online at

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