Andries Fourie: Reading the Terrain

April 14 – May 13, 2012

Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery, Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Andries Fourie is a sculptor and associate professor of art at Willamette University. An exhibition of his recent work, which explores the relationship between landscape and culture in the African country of Namibia, will open April 14 and continue through May 13, 2012, at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University.

Fourie holds BA and MA degrees from California State University, Sacramento and an MFA from the University of California, Davis. He has been featured in a number of solo and group exhibitions over the past few years and his work is included in public and private collections throughout the U.S. and Africa.

As a special feature, Fourie will present an illustrated lecture about his recent work on April 13 beginning at 5 p.m. in the Roger Hull Lecture Hall. Admission to his lecture is complimentary. In addition, he will give a free gallery talk about the exhibition on April 17 beginning at 12:30 pm in the Atrium Gallery.

Andries Fourie: Reading the Terrain has been supported in part by grants from the City of Salem’s Transient Occupancy Tax funds and the Oregon Arts Commission.

top: "Wustenquell" (detail), 2012; bottom: "Pondokke II (detail), 2012

top: "Wustenquell" (detail), 2012; bottom: "Pondokke II (detail), 2012

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