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Young Painters Competition winners to be named Jan. 23


Winners of the 10th annual Young Painters Competition for the $10,000 William (Miami '36) and Dorothy Yeck Award will be announced at a reception and ceremony, 5:15 p.m. Friday, Jan.23, in Hiestand Galleries, School of Fine Arts.

Competition juror Bob Nugent, professor emeritus at Sonoma State University, will speak at 4 p.m. Jan. 23 in room 100 art building.

First place winner receives the $10,000 Yeck purchase award; second prize is $1,500 and third prize is $1,000. Works by the ten finalists will be exhibited at Hiestand through Feb. 11. Also exhibited through Feb. 11 are works by the 2008 winner, Jessie Fisher.

The lecture and reception are free and open to the public. For more information, call 529-1883.


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