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LSU Alexandria University Gallery Exhibit

Released: 02/14/2003

<p> The LSU Alexandria University Gallery is holding an opening reception for a photography exhibit of Spanish works by Joel Salcido of Austin, Texas. The reception will be held on Friday, Feb. 21 from 5 until 7 p.m. in the Gallery. <p></p> Salcido traveled to Northern Spain to research his family&acute;s background. These 40 photographs are the result of his visit there. The exhibit will be on display at the University Gallery, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until noon through April 21. <p></p> This exhibit is the first in a series supported in part by a grant from the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism as part of the La. Purchase Bicentennial Celebration of the state&acute;s Spanish heritage. The grant is administered locally by the Alexandria/Pineville Area Convention & Visitor&acute;s Bureau and the Arts Council of Central Louisiana. <p></p> For more information, contact Roy deVille, gallery director, at (318) 473-6449. </p>