Art Exhibit Features Mixed Media Installation

“Striped Sounds,” an art exhibit by Shannon Sargent of Sioux City, will be on display in Northwestern College’s Te Paske Gallery Jan. 8 through Feb. 15. A public reception with the artist is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 11, at 7 p.m.

Sargent’s show is an interactive installation of mixed media containing manipulated materials such as paintings, sculptures and found objects.

Sargent is the exhibitions/collections coordinator for the Sioux City Art Center, where he maintains the permanent collection and installs the exhibitions. He also serves as an adjunct professor and curator at Morningside College, teaching sculpture and managing the galleries. He graduated from Morningside with a bachelor’s degree in art and then earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in painting from the University of South Dakota.

Sargent produces and shows his work in the region. His art is part of collections in six states, and he is a frequent juror for art exhibits and a former artist-in-residence for both the Sioux City Art Center and the University of Texas Permian Basin.

Northwestern’s Te Paske Gallery is located in the Thea G. Korver Visual Arts Center, on Highway 10 at 214 8th Street SW in Orange City. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday.