Dalien to Kick Off Spiva Art Gallery Season

August 23, 2012
Burt Bucher

dalien workJOPLIN, MO, (SNS) – Artist Christa Dalien will show new drawings Sept. 3- Sept. 28 in the Spiva Art Gallery at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin.

Dalien will deliver a public lecture at 4 p.m. on Sept. 4 in Room 106 of Webster Hall.

Following the lecture, a special reception will be held in the Spiva Art Gallery beginning at 5 p.m.
Dalien is an artist currently living in Lawrence, Kan.  She works in a variety of different mediums including installation, drawing, painting, and printmaking.  
Originally from Minnesota, she received her BFA in Painting in 2003.
She moved to Lawrence to pursue a MFA in printmaking from the University of Kansas, which she received in 2007.
More information about Dalien is available at
MSSU Spiva Art Gallery is located in room 203 of the Art Department.

Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday.


Above: "Caves in There"
Installation View, monoprinted w/cut stickers, felt, 2009
Murray State University Gallery