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Local artist Sayaka Ganz, who is known for taking common plastic items and turning them into works of art, will exhibit her work at Huntington University from October 13 to November 12 in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery.

Born in Yokohama, Japan, Ganz has been living and working in Indiana for the past 15 years. She currently teaches design and drawing at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

In her sculptures, she uses post-consumer plastic objects to depict animals in motion with rich colors and energy. Her newest sculpture “Ambush” has been permanently installed at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art.

The Wilson Gallery is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., before and after all Merillat Centre performances and by appointment. The gallery is free and open to the public.

To learn more about Sayaka Ganz, visit www.sayakaganz.com

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, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. 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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