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Meet the artists! 12:15 to 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 10

First Presbyterian Church, downtown Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne’s First Presbyterian Church
displays MC student artwork Jan. 7-Feb. 21

Artwork by Manchester College student artists goes on display Jan. 7 to Feb. 21 in the Art Gallery of First Presbyterian Church in downtown Fort Wayne.

The exhibition features works in various media that represents the range of coursework at the 1,223-student independent college, said Ejenobo Oke, assistant professor of art.

An artist’s reception is planned for 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 10. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to noon Sundays, before theatre performances and during events at the church, 300 E. Wayne St. Get map.

For more information about the show, contact Oke at 260-982-5334 or

The Manchester College curriculum includes fine arts studio, arts education and art history coursework, engaging students in drawing, painting, photography, ceramics, weaving, printmaking, graphics, 3-dimensional design and sculpture. Specialized courses are offered in fabric decoration or book arts, for example, as well as independent study. Every January, an art class travels internationally. This month, students are studying “Art in Context” in Spain.

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January 2010

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A sampling of

Manchester artwork

on exhibit at First Presbyterian

Occupation Unearthed

colored pencil

Kay Guyer '13

Chicago Cityscape

graphite and ink

Austin Blomeke '10



Alison DeNeve '11


handmade book

Cat Davis '10

Garden Pond in June

watercolor and acrylic

Melissa Templin