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Nature-Inspired Art to be Displayed at Duquesne University

Found II, paintings and collages inspired by nature and produced by artist Lisa Tarkett Reed, explores the relationships and patterns in nature.

Reed's work presents organic forms and is inspired by her collection of natural objects. In her collages, Reed recycles objects by piecing together mixed media artworks after sifting through piles of drawings and ephemera, cutting them into squares and placing them into grids.

When: Wednesday, March 2, through Wednesday, March 30

Where: Duquesne University's Les Idees Gallery, Duquesne Union, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Admission: Free

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.