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An Image is Worth a Thousand Words

Juried multimedia exhibit

Submission Deadline: Wednesday, May 12
Exhibit Dates: May 27–June 12
Gallery Hours: Thursday–Saturday, 1:00–5:00pm

We all know the old saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words.”

The adage was first said by Henrik Ibsen, and was a little different than what we know now: “a thousand words leave not the same deep impression as does a single deed.” Over the years, through translations and appropriations, the exact wording has changed, but the sentiment remains the same: complex or nuanced feelings and thoughts can sometimes best be summed up in a single image.

How do you use art to express what is too complex for words alone?

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