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Artist-in-Residence James Clar Will Exhibit at Material Gallery
For release: March 16, 2006
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Internationally renowned artist James Clar, the first FedEx Institute of Technology Lantana Artist in Residence, will be exhibiting his work March 17-April 1 at Material, the "tiny art space" at 2553 Broad Ave.

The gallery will be open to the public March 17 from 6-8 p.m. After that, the show will be open by appointment only. (Contact Lantana Projects at 550-8925 or info@lantanaprojects.org to schedule an appointment.)

Clar's work focuses on the study of light and its properties to design information systems with ground level control. He has received recognition from numerous publications, including the Design Distinction Award from I.D. Magazine 2004 for his thesis project at New York University. Clar has done work at Benetton's Fabrica design facility in Italy, and he was an artist-in-residence at Eyebeam Atelier in New York. He has exhibited at numerous galleries, including New Museum of Contemporary Arts, Chelsea Art Museum, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art, Milan Trienniale, and most recently at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Lantana Projects is a non-profit organization founded to bring international artists of all types to Memphis. For more information, visit www.lantanaprojects.org.

The FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis is the South's premiere interdisciplinary research laboratory system where Fortune 500 companies and other businesses pool people, technical resources, and research dollars to solve modern challenges. For more information, visit fedex.memphis.edu.

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