'Art of the Athlete' at UO museum; admission free this weekend

EUGENE, Ore. - The "Art of the Athlete" exhibition returns for a third year featuring work created by University of Oregon student athletes from participating in football, cheerleading and men's basketball.

The exhibition remains on view through January 25, 2015, at the The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.

Admission to the museum is free Saturday and Sunday, October 18 and 19.

The public is invited to a free reception on Wednesday, October 22, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Artists in the exhibition are Bralon Addison, Football; Jalil Abdul-Bassit, Basketball; Dwayne Benjamin, Basketball; Reggie Daniels, Football; Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Football (artwork at right); Kelsey Foo, Soccer; Jordyn Fox, Cheerleading; Dominque Harrison, Football; Cameron Hunt, Football; Koa Ka'ai, Football; Dior Mathis, Football; Thomas Tyner, Football; Taylor Richmond, Cheerleading; and Tony Washington, Football.

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