Events

Art Reception
Loading Map....

Date/Time
Friday, January 31st 2014 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location
Mount Marty College

Mount Marty College Bede Art Gallery will be hosting artist, Jeff Ballard, and his acrylic paintings entitled, “Defining Purpose”, that will be on display January 8 through January 31st.  A free reception and gallery talk is scheduled for January 31st from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and open to the public.

Ballard says of his inspiration for his exhibit, “Working for my family’s small asphalt paving and maintenance company has required a lot of time spent repairing broken-down equipment. In my many attempts at accurately assembling parts in front of me, I’ve learned a lot about the necessary process of trial and error when seeking the correct solution, in this case a fully functioning piece of machinery. I see this process as a good metaphor for the quest in discovering my life’s purpose. In this body of work, I combine parts diagrams with people from my life in an effort to represent their dealings with questions about the metaphysical realm.”

The hours for the Bede Gallery Art Gallery are 8 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, and it is located in the lobby of the Marian Auditorium.

For more information on artist Jeff Ballard, please visit www.jeffballard.net and more information on the Bede Art Gallery please visit www.mtmc.edu/arts/bede.aspx or contact Director, David Kahle, at 605-668-1574

Recent Headlines

in Local

Bill Approved to Address Elderly Abuse

state capitol pierre

The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee approved a bill (Friday) that would set up an elder abuse task force in the state.

in Local

Thune Offers Alternative To FCC Net Regulations

John Thune 913

The Federal Communication Commission voted three to two to issue new rules that would attempt to regulate the operations of the internet.

in Local

Positives Seen In New Internet rules

http internet

The Federal Communications Commission has passed new rules that seek to put some regulations on the internet.

in Local

Loophole In Iowa’s Underage Drinking Law

Iowa state capital

For the third year in a row prosecutors are urging legislators to deal with an "oops" in Iowa's underage drinking law.

in Local

Speed Limit Increase Clears Committee

speed limit

A bill that would raise the speed limit to 75 miles an hour on many miles of interstate highways in Iowa has cleared its first hurdle in the state senate.