DISCERN Art Exhibition Opens at KiMo

The KiMo Theatre Art Gallery will open DISCERN, a new art exhibition on Thursday, April 28 with a free public reception for the featured artists from 5 to 8pm.

Discern: to distinguish, pick out, detect, glimpse. An exhibition of work by two artists that seek to explore and capture events and spaces, real or imagined, through photography and printmaking. Featuring the works of Laurel Lampela and Tom Richardson, the exhibition will run through June 19.

Wisconsin native and Air Force Veteran Laura Lampela holds a Master's degree in Art Education from Wright State University and a Ph.D. from Ohio State. She is Professor of Art Education in the College of Fine Arts at UNM. Her work has been featured in solo, juried and invitational exhibitions from East to West Coast, and in numerous shows in New Mexico, where she won top awards.

Tom Richardson attended the University of Florida and received his BFA. in Photography in 2000. In 2001, he moved to the southwest to attend the M.F.A. program at the University of New Mexico. Since graduating with an MFA., he has taught photography at the University of New Mexico and for the past seven years, at Media Arts Collaborative Charter School. His photographs have been displayed in US galleries and abroad.

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