Tomasini presents faculty gallery talk March 22 at UI Main Library
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James Lechay (American, 1907–2001) Rose with Summer Hat, 1967 Oil on canvas 38 x 33 3/4 in. Museum purchase, 1972.56
Wallace Tomasini, professor in the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History, will present a gallery talk in the Eye on UI Faculty exhibition space at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in the Second Floor North Reading Room, UI Main Library. This event, sponsored by the UI Museum of Art, is free and open to the public.
Tomasini's talk will explore paintings by Stuart Edie and James Lechay, as well as silkscreens and mixed media work by Byron Burford.
Tomasini received his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from the University of Michigan and completed postdoctoral work at the New York University Institute of Fine Arts. He specializes in Italian Medieval and Renaissance art and served as director of the School of Art and Art History from 1973 to 1993. The school is a unit of the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Eye on UI Faculty is open during library hours through the spring semester: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Friday 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.; closed Monday.