"East Comes West," a two-part exhibition of prints from the Atelier Outotsu printmaking studio of Japan, is on view through Feb. 23, in Oregon State University's Memorial Union Concourse Gallery, and Jan. 2-Feb. 1, in the Fairbanks Gallery, 220 SW 26th St., Corvallis.
The exhibition comes to the OSU campus from the city of Nishinomiya, located between Osaka and Kobe. It is comprised of 115 prints, divided into two exhibitions, curated by Kaoru Higashi of Japan and Yuji Hiratsuka, OSU professor of printmaking. Twenty-nine artists are represented in the two shows.
Atelier Outotsu is a nonprofit printmaking studio founded in 1975 by Ritsuo Kanno, who studied etching at the Atelier 17 in Paris and was influenced by S.W. Hayter.
Both exhibitions are free and open to the public. The Memorial Union is located at 2501 SW Jefferson Way. It is open Monday through Thursday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday 7 a.m. to midnight, Saturday 7:30 a.m. to midnight, and Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Fairbanks Gallery is open weekdays from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every third Thursday for the Corvallis Art Walk.