Peru State Art Gallery to feature work by Terry Van Gundy

Peru State Art Gallery to feature work by Terry Van Gundy

Peru, Nebraska- Peru State College is pleased to present the art exhibit, “Recent Work and more” by Terry Van Gundy. Van Gundy’s “Recent Work” features oil and clay monotypes (prints).

The show will be held in the Peru State College Art Gallery located in the A.V. Larson building on the Peru State College campus in Peru, Nebraska. The show runs from August 22 to September 22. Gallery hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

An artist’s reception will be held on Sunday, August 28, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

In a bio on Van Gundy it reads, “Terry loves the outdoors and is influenced by all the sights and sounds that nature provides. He loves to fish and collects vintage fishing lures and equipment. His work shows that influence, and the majority of his work show some type of fish imagery. ”

Fish Monotype

“Recently, he has been experimenting with oil and clay monotypes. He loves the expressive nature of the brush strokes that those mediums provide and the accidental ‘happenings’ that occur during the process.”

In addition to pursuing his art, Van Gundy is a member of the adjunct faculty at Peru State where he teaches art exploration, pottery, watercolors and printmaking.   Previously, Van Gundy retired from Auburn Public Schools where he served as art teacher for 30 years.

Van Gundy received his Bachelors of Fine Arts from the University of Nebraska and his Masters of Science from Peru State College.

 

Terry Van Gundy

Terry Van Gundy

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For more information, visit www.peru.edu or call 1-800-742-4412.

About Peru State College: Peru State’s “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” an arboretum, is nestled in historic southeast Nebraska. The state’s first college, Peru State offers a unique mix of innovative online and traditional classroom undergraduate and graduate programs, including online graduate degrees in education and organizational management. It is a college of choice fostering excellence and student achievement through engagement in a culture that promotes inquiry, discovery and innovation.