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National Endowment for the Arts

"Urban Legends" and "Tippecanus Rex" are a joint project supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts

Urban Legends and Rural Myths
March 9 through April 26, 2009 
Stewart Center Gallery

Purdue Galleries reviewed nation-wide entries for an exhibition of contemporary art that inspires NEW myths, imagined histories and tall tales. Artwork was selected for the exhibit by Elizabeth K. Mix, contemporary art historian at Butler University, Tess Cortés, gallery coordinator of the Robert & Elaine Stein Galleries at Wright State University, and Purdue Galleries director Craig Martin.

The artists:

Urban Legends and Rural Myths
Milana Braslavsky (Reisterstown, MD)
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SuttonBeresCuller (John Sutton, Ben Beres, Zac Culler - Seattle, WA)
Urban Legends and Rural Myths
Kristen Gallerneaux (Detroit, MI)
Urban Legends and Rural Myths
Ronald Gonzalez (Johnson City, NY)
Urban Legends and Rural Myths
Gary John Gresl (Brown Deer, WI)
Urban Legends and Rural Myths
Joe Johnson (Columbia, MO)
Urban Legends and Rural Myths
Joshua Kaplan (Astoria, NY)
Urban Legends and Rural Myths
Colin Kim (Sunnyside, NY)
Urban Legends and Rural Myths
Judith Klausner (Somerville, MA)
Urban Legends and Rural Myths
Beauvais Lyons (Knoxville, TN)
Urban Legends and Rural Myths
Florence Alfano McEwin (Green River, WY)
Urban Legends and Rural Myths
Tiff Mich (Safety Harbor, FL)
Urban Legends and Rural Myths
Rob Millard-Mendez (Evansville, IN)
Urban Legends and Rural Myths
Catya Plate (Brooklyn, NY)
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Michael Wong (Minneapolis, MN)

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