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10/14/2005 Closing reception planned at Linfield gallery

McMINNVILLE – A closing reception will be held Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m., for "The Photographic Narrative," an exhibit featuring large-scale photography at the Linfield College Fine Art Gallery.

Work by Alois Kronschlaeger of New York, N.Y., and Liz Haley of Portland is featured in the show, which runs through Oct. 28 at the James F. Miller Fine Arts Center at Linfield. Kronschlaeger and Haley use large-scale photography to create narratives that explore the human psyche. The color photos range from poster-size to six feet tall.

Kronschlaeger, a native of Austria, received his MFA from the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan. He will display three large photographs from his "wallpaper" series during the exhibition, which coincides with a solo show of his work in the prestigious Chelsea art district in New York. In addition to the United States, his work has been shown in Austria and Japan.

Haley’s work is primarily in the form of photographs and digital prints. Using the human figure as the central focus in her images, Haley creates open narratives that allow the viewer to fill in the blanks. Using themes of domestic and personal relationships, she explores the bright and dark side of the human psyche. She has exhibited extensively in both solo and group shows in Oregon and Washington, most recently at Navarre and The Jupiter Hotel, both in Portland.

The Linfield exhibit is free and open to the public. The Linfield Fine Art Gallery is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. To reach the gallery from 99W, turn east on Keck Drive at the McMinnville Market Center in south McMinnville. Turn right on Lever Street and right again on Ford Drive. The art gallery is located to the west of the parking lot in the James F. Miller Fine Arts Center, north of Nicholson Library. For more information, call 503-883-2804.