Student Competitors' Works Featured in Pentangle Exhibit at MCC

(Bradenton, Fla., Nov. 8, 2005) - An exhibit of entries submitted by Manatee Community College (MCC) students in annual Pentangle humanities magazine competition will be displayed through Jan. 12 in Art Building number 10 at MCC Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West.

New College Professor Barry Freedland, who recently exhibited his found-art sculpture in the MCC Fine Art Gallery, judged the competition. Freedland's work has been shown in numerous galleries that include the Boston Center for the Arts, Museum of Fine Arts (Boston), Santa Fe Institute of Contemporary Art (Calif.) and Art Center (Sarasota). He is the recipient of grants and fellowships from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston). Freedland also taught at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., and Bridgewater State College, Mass.

Works being shown in the Pentangle exhibit include sculpture, pottery, drawing, paintings, graphic design works and photography. The award-winning magazine is published in the spring.

Works may be viewed 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The gallery and building will be closed for Winter Break Dec. 19 through Jan. 1. For more information, call (941) 752-5225.

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