CSUSM Spring 2014 Library Exhibit: The Uterus Flag Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Margaret Lutz | mlutz@csusm.edu

The Uterus Flag Project

 The CSUSM Spring 2014 Library installation by Terrilynn Quick features flags with the image of a uterus made by artists from around the country. The project is a vehicle for dialogue on women's health.

The Kellogg Library at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) announces a new art exhibit titled The Uterus Flag Project beginning Monday, Feb. 10 and running through Tuesday, May 20, 2014. The exhibit area is on the third floor and is free and open to the public during all library hours. An opening reception and meet and greet with the artist, Terrilynn, will be held on Thursday, Feb. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Kellogg Library Reading Room.

This exhibit integrates the power of art and the ideals of feminism, highlighting craftivism as an alternate way of giving voice to social justice. The installation is the result of a collaborative social-practice art project, empowering participants to work with fiber arts to alter consciousness about women’s health concerns. The Uterus Flag Project will encourage the viewer to interact, participate and contemplate their views about the U.S. medical system.

To RSVP for the open reception, request parking information or for any special accommodations, contact Outreach Librarian Melanie Chu at: context@csusm.edu or 760.750.4378. For more information, visit: http://biblio.csusm.edu/site/the-uterus-flag-project

What: CSUSM Spring 2014 Library Exhibit, titled The Uterus Flag Project

When: Monday, Feb. 10 through Tuesday, May 20. An opening reception and meet and greet with the artist, Terrilynn, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Kellogg Library Reading Room

Where: Kellogg Library at California State University San Marcos, located at 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road. The exhibit area is on the third floor and is free and open during all library hours. Visitors may purchase a daily or timed permit in any general parking lot utilizing the daily permit machines.

About California State University San Marcos

California State University San Marcos combines the ambiance of a mid-sized, personal, modern campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Since its founding in 1989, the campus has distinguished itself. Students benefit from the latest facilities and equipment, a superb faculty that enjoys teaching, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a successful life in and out of the workplace. A recent survey reported that our annual spending in the region was $161 million, generating a total impact of $307 million on the regional economy. Eighty-five percent of CSUSM’s alumni stay in the region. CSU San Marcos is located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos. It is 15 miles east of the ocean; just 30 miles north of downtown San Diego.