Terpening Donation Unveiled Jan. 26
Painting added to Snell Gallery at Edmon Low Library
January 24, 2012
Story by Brian Smith, OSU Library Communications Intern
For Immediate Release
STILLWATER -The unveiling of a commissioned original oil painting by noted Western artist and OSU alumna, Sonya Terpening, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 26 in the Lisa and Mark Snell Gallery.
Terpening is donating the piece, “Just One More Chapter,” which will be held on permanent display in Lisa and Mark Snell Gallery on the second floor of the Edmon Low Library. The painting depicts a cowboy absorbed in the pages of a book.
Growing up in Oklahoma and now living in Texas, Terpening is well-known for her paintings of the Midwest. Her artwork has been displayed in many exhibits including the Prix de West Art Exhibition at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.
“Sonya is a remarkable talent,” said Chuck Schroeder, president of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. “Sonya is a longstanding and much beloved member of the elite corps of artists invited to participate annually in the Prix de West Art Exhibition and simply a welcome presence at any museum function.”
The Lisa and Mark Snell Gallery is designed to rotate exhibits of artwork and OSU memorabilia. A sample of Terpening’s other work is currently on display.The unveiling will be accompanied with an artist’s reception including refreshments. The event is free and open to the public. For more information about this event, email email@example.com or call 405-744-7331.
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Last Updated: 24 JAN 2012