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9/20/2007 Common thread of fabric runs through Linfield art exhibit

McMINNVILLE – Four Northwest artists will show art relating to fabric during an upcoming art exhibit at Linfield College.

"Fiber" will be on display Oct. 3-31 in the Fine Art Gallery located in the James F. Miller Fine Arts Center at Linfield. An artists' reception will be held Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 6 p.m. in the gallery.

The exhibition features the work of Tammy Bremer, Alyson Provax, Mamie Korpela and Geraldine Ondrizek. Through history, biology, storytelling and family heritage, the artists explore their own techniques with fabric.

Bremer, an adjunct professor of art at Linfield, holds a MFA from the Art Institute of Chicago.

Provax is a printmaker and fiber artist. Korpela is a multimedia artist and a recent graduate of Pacific Northwest College of Art. Ondrizek reproduces scientific imagery of cellular forms and genetic testing onto cloth.

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, and noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday. To reach the gallery from 99W, turn east on Keck Drive at the McMinnville Market Center in south McMinnville. Turn right at the first street onto Library Court. The art gallery is located in the second building on the left, Building B. Parking is available on the street and in the lot west of Nicholson Library. For a campus map, visit For more information, call 503-883-2804.