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McDonough Art Exhibit Features YSU Professors

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new exhibit at the McDonough Museum of Art will feature the works of Youngstown State University art professors. The exhibit, “Immersion,” opens Jan. 26 and runs through March 2.

An opening reception is scheduled for 5 p.m. Jan. 26. In addition, during the exhibit’s run, several of the participating artists will give lectures at the McDonough Museum at 1 p.m. Feb. 12 and noon on both Feb. 14 and Feb. 21.

“Immersion” includes work from three new faculty members: Robert Twomey, Johnathan Farris and Jennifer Kirkpatrick. Twomey, a digital media professor, is an “interdisciplinary artist exploring the poetic intersection of human and machine.” Farris is an art history professor focusing on the impact of cultural exchanges between the West and Asia from the 17th through 20th centuries. And Kirkpatrick, the department’s studio art support specialist, has had works exhibited nationally in addition to her permanent installation the Penn State Center of Pittsburgh.

The McDonough Museum of Art is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call 330 941 1400 or visit

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.