CORVALLIS, Ore. - The work of 13 handpicked artists illustrating food and agriculture is in an exhibition now open at Oregon State University.

OSU's College of Agricultural Sciences is sponsoring the 32nd annual Art About Agriculture exhibition, which is on display from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through April 28 at LaSells Stewart Center. A reception at which the public can meet the artists is set April 16 from 6-8 p.m. Admission is free.

This year's art explores the availability of food and agricultural products, and concepts relevant to agricultural bounty and community in cities, towns and villages, said curator Shelley Curtis. Artists depict this theme in a range of mediums, including mixed media, oil and wood.

Participating artists are:

Susan Burnes -- Rogue River, Ore.

Lisa Caballero -- Portland, Ore.

Mark Clarke -- Eugene, Ore.

Jon Jay Cruson -- Eugene, Ore.

Kim Hamblin -- Sheridan, Ore.

Eric Jacobsen -- Glenwood, Wash.

Diane Kingzett -- Portland, Ore.

David Mensing -- Albion, Idaho

Caleb Meyer -- Twin Falls, Idaho

Larry Passmore -- Corvallis, Ore.

Sarah Tabbert -- Fairbanks, Alaska

Noel Thomas -- Astoria, Ore.

David Wilson -- Missoula, Mont.

For more information, go to http://agsci.oregonstate.edu/art.

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Source: 

Shelley Curtis, 541-737-2662