Saint Meinrad Archabbey

A catholic monastery devoted to the teachings of St. Benedict

Monastery,Seminary Event

Pen and ink drawings on display at Archabbey Library

Wednesday, January 8- Friday, February 28
Location: Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library

Pic _news _William _Brown _drawingUniversity of Evansville Emeritus Professor of Art William F. Brown will be exhibiting drawings in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad, IN. The show, "Observations in Pen and Ink," will be on display from January 8 through February 28.

Professor Brown has a Master of Fine Arts degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and taught at universities in Illinois, Arkansas and West Virginia before moving to Evansville, IN. Prior to teaching, he was a commercial artist and food illustrator in Chicago.

His illustrations appeared in newspapers and magazines throughout the country. At the University of Evansville, Brown was chairman of the Art Department from 1998 to 2011.

This exhibit is about space, entryways and pathways, the strength of structures, interiors and exteriors, stone ornamentations and decorations. Many of the drawings are of spaces observed and recorded in Europe. They invite the viewer to share the excitement of the artist's encounter with the space.

Professor Brown has work included in numerous private and corporate collections and continues to add to his extensive exhibition record.

For library hours, call (812) 357-6401 or (800) 987-7311, or visit theArchabbey Library's website:

The exhibit is free and open to the public. Those wishing to view the exhibit may want to arrive at least 30 minutes before closing time.

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Photo: A pen and ink drawing by Professor William F. Brown.