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July 13, 2006

EXHIBIT: Photographer Kristin Loya’s ‘Faces and Faraway Places’ runs July-December 2006

Seaside Umbrellas (Turkey) by Kristin Loya

Faraway Places 
Native Oregonian Kristin Loya has lived and traveled in Japan, France, Nepal and Southeast Asia. See those people and places through the lens of her camera at a free photography exhibit at the University of Oregon School of Law.
 
Twenty-five brilliantly colored photographs were edited down from  8,000 images taken on a recent sixteen-month journey. They are on display in the second floor gallery of the Knight Law Center, 1515 Agate Street, across from Hayward Field on the UO campus in Eugene.  
 
The gallery area is open seven days a week, during law library hours .Visitors must sign in with the building concierge after 6 p.m.
 
“I have been drawing, painting and taking pictures since I was a child,” Loya said. “I am fascinated by languages and cultures, colors, textiles, and patterns. And I love to travel!”
 
Loya graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) and Parsons School of Design in New York.  Earlier, she took classes in art and photography at the University of Oregon and Lane Community College.
 
Her work has been shown in New York and Japan. She lives and works in New York.
 
 
 

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