Professors showcase, sell pieces at Art Depot

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2008-07-10
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University professors Rebecca Coffman and Ken Hopper, along with other local artists, are showcasing and selling their pieces through the Art Depot in Huntington on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The Art Depot, renovated by Shelly Schenkel of Huntington, is located in the train depot building at 11 West State St., Huntington. The building houses the work of local artisans including Coffman, potter; Hopper, painter/photographer; Jamie Stoffel, painter; Betty Heffelfinger, jeweler; Sharon Dalman, textile artist; and Victoria Dalman, muralist/decorative furniture maker.


Rebecca Coffman's pottery as displayed at the Art Depot
Coffman is professor of art at Huntington University, and Hopper serves as associate professor of art and department chair.

In addition to the Friday hours, the Art Depot also is open by appointment. For more information, contact Jamie Stoffel at (260) 672-2754.




Rebecca Coffman (left) and Jamie Stoffel hang pieces at the Art Depot.















Rebecca Coffman (left) and Jamie Stoffel showcase jewelry by Betty Heffelfinger at the Art Depot.





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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  
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