Re/Marks: works by Haleh Niazmand opens September 5


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“Re/Marks” exhibit features the works of Haleh Niazmand at MJC Art Gallery


(Modesto, CA) – The Modesto Junior College Department of Art presents “Re/Marks” featuring the works of Haleh Niazmand, a professor of art at the college. The show opens on Tuesday, September 5 and runs through Thursday, September 28, 2017 in the MJC Art Gallery on the East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto.  The gallery is open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday and admission is free.

A public reception for the artist will be held on Thursday, September 14, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the MJC Art Gallery and Professor Niazmand will speak at 6 p.m.  The reception is also free of charge.

A conceptual artist, critic and curator, Niazmand has exhibited her art nationally and internationally in venues such as San Diego Museum of Art; Center for Contemporary Art in Santa Fe, NM; Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, IA; Des Moines Art Center, IA; University of Arizona Art Museum, Tucson; Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest and Museum of Contemporary Art in Santa Fe, Argentina to name a few.  She has written numerous art reviews and curatorial as well as catalog essays, and has curated many art exhibitions as well.

Niazmand earned a Bachelor of Arts from University of South Dakota and a Master of Fine Arts from University of Arizona, Tucson, and has taught art at MJC since 2005.



Note:  A photo of one of Haleh Niazmand’s works – Liberation of Love – is attached for media use.


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