UNC Gallery Exhibit to Honor Faculty Member's 47 Years of Service

47 Dennis Morimoto Photo Gallery

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A gallery exhibit opening June 7 and running through July 30 at the University of Northern Colorado will recognize a faculty member who is retiring June 30 after serving at UNC for 47 years.

The opening reception and retirement celebration for Dennis Morimoto will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, June 7, in Mariani Gallery in Guggenheim Hall, intersection of 8th Avenue and 18th Street. The reception is free and open to the public.

Morimoto, a photo imaging professor and director of the School of Art and Design, invited 15 photographers who studied with him while they were students at UNC to exhibit their work. "47, a Dennis Morimoto Invitational" promises to be a showcase of the photographic talent of his students during Morimoto's career at UNC.

The work of the following will be on display:

Eric Bakke
Stephanie Burchett
Clint Bush
Allison Dyer
Nick Eubank
Jim Gipe
Jeffrey Johnson
Barry LaPoint
Susan Nelson
Lys Olson
John Payne
Valerie Photogoddess (Santerli)
Dan Rioz
Kelly Smith
John Tonai

The exhibit will be on display at the Mariani Gallery June 7-July 30. The gallery is open Tuesday and Wednesday, 2-6 p.m.; and Thursday and Friday, noon-4 p.m. or by appointment by calling 351-2184.