Heavy Metal by David McCune

Press Release for the Exhibition

FAYETTEVILLE, NC—David McCune will present a collection of artwork in an exhibition titled “Heavy Metal” at the David McCune International Art Gallery March 14 – April 4, 2011. An opening reception is scheduled in the gallery for Saturday, March 12 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

McCune is a nationally recognized metal wall art and sculpture artist with works displayed in homes, businesses, government facilities, colleges and universities across the country, and over twenty galleries. While he is well known for his metal sculpture, he also works in watercolors, acrylic, metal wall art, jewelry, and custom furniture.

“In my Heavy Metal 2011 spring show, I have combined the disciplines of art, science, mathematics, engineering, and technology to produce a series of two-dimensional and three-dimensional art,” said McCune.

The David McCune International Art Gallery is located in the William F. Bethune Center for Visual Arts on the campus of Methodist University. The gallery hours are 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday, from March 14 to April 4, 2011.

The opening reception for the exhibit will take place prior to the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra performance at 7:30 p.m. in nearby Reeves Auditorium. “Methodist University strives to engage the community with its offering of art exhibits, lectures, musical performances, theatrical productions, seminars, and facilities for special events,” said Delmas Crisp, Ph.D., interim executive vice president of Methodist University.

Methodist University is an independent four-year institution of higher education with over 2,400 students from 41 states and 53 countries. Methodist University offers over 80 majors and concentrations, 100 clubs and organizations, four master’s degree programs, and 19 NCAA III intercollegiate sports. For more information, please contact Silvana Foti, executive director of the David McCune International Art Gallery, at 910.GALLERY (910.425.5379) or e-mail sfoti@davidmccunegallery.org.