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Student artists display work at fair
Daily Photo by ALAN BILINSKY
Saeed Fattahi, a student from Iran, will be exhibiting watercolors and photographs at this sum-
mer's Fair. Fattahi hopes his work will be noticed by interested gallery owners.
By MATTHEW BERKE
It is not only "profe.ssional" artists who exhibit
and sell their work at the Art Fair. Many of the
tosot interesting and creative efforts on display
come from talented University students. These
artists include painters, otters, furniture design-
iers, puppet mikers, photographers, doll hotu se
builders and nacrame rtists to name a few.
David Turnley, a French major, is one such
artist. Turnley has already won a number of pho
- tography awt rds. His pictures have been display-
ed around Ann Arbor and at exhibitions in New
York and Indiana. Selections from his portfolio
havc appeared in magazines and newspapers.
"I REALLY like displaying my work at the Art
Fair," Turiley said. "It's the best .gallery one
hts photograph ts from the portfolio of student David Turoley. could find. People can just look at the photos in a
Furnley, a French major spent a semester in France where relaxed way, without any obligation to buy or
be photographed several of the pictures he will be showing even ;ay_ anything "
at the Fair.
TURNLEY'S DEMOCRATIC attitude toward
art is reflected in his photography. Most of ;us
subject matter comes from plain, ordinary foths
He likes to go into cities and neighborhoods to
simply catch people sitting on their porches,
working, playing, feuding, talking laughing. Lea-
ing thrugh his portfolio is reminiscent if lie
classic photographic study THE FAMILY OF
Most of the pictures in his Main St. boiith i'
be from his Paris collection. Photos itl sell
about $15 unframed more of course, with frmtes.
Another student artist 'displaying his woik it
this summer's Fair is Saeed Fattahi, an enginee
ing student from Iran. Fattahi does bol ite
color painting and photography.
WILDLIFE PROVIDES the theme for much o>f
his painting. His scenes are impressionistic rather
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