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News at Brookhaven College

For Release through March 1

DALLAS – Koichi Yamamoto and Elizabeth Mellott-Carreon open exhibitions at the Forum and Studio galleries for the Brookhaven College School of the Arts Feb. 6-March 1.

Koichi Yamamoto exhibits new, large-scale monotype prints in the Forum Gallery. Yamamoto is professor of printmaking at the University of Delaware. He has exhibited extensively in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan. Yamamoto earned the Master of Fine Arts from University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, and the Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pacific Northwest College, Portland, Ore., followed by post-baccalaureate study at Poznan Academy of Art, Poland, and the Bratislava Academy of Art, Slovakia Republic.

Koichi Yamamoto will present a lecture Feb. 10, at 10:30 a.m., in the Forum Gallery.

Elizabeth Mellott-Carreon exhibits three-dimensional photographic constructions in the Studio Gallery. Mellott-Carreon is professor of art at Collin County Community College. Her recent exhibitions include Distance and Trace, University of Texas at Dallas, and Diaries of an Enlistment and One Day, Fotofest 2006. Mellott-Carreon earned the Master of Fine Arts from the University of North Texas and the Bachelor of Fine Arts from Texas Woman's University.

Receptions for both the artists are Feb. 9, from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibitions and gallery events are free and open to the public.



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