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   from the issue of August 17, 2006

Trio opens Eisentrager•Howard schedule

The images of three photographers will open the new exhibition schedule for the Eisentrager•Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

The three-way exhibition, "Heartland: 3 Photographers Respond to the Land and the People," includes works by Rhondal McKinney, Adam Jahiel and Charles Guildner. It is on display Aug. 28 to Sept. 28. An opening reception is 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 28 in the gallery.

Jahiel presents "Portraits of the West." For years, he has been photographing the cowboys of the Great Basin of the American West. He has also worked extensively for the motion picture industry and was the photographer for the French-American Titanic exhibition in 1987. His work has appeared in numerous major U.S. publications.

McKinney offers "Illinois Farm Families," for the Eisentrager•Howard exhibition. McKinney has taught photography at the Illinois State University since 1983. His works are in the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Modern Art and Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He is director of the Rural Documentary Collection, a public archive of fine documentary photographs depicting social conditions in the rural Midwest.

Guildner, a Nebraska native, presents "Panoramic Photography of the West." Born in Hastings, Guildner's works are in the collections of Hastings College, the Museum of Nebraska Art, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden and the Great Plains Art Collection.

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