The University of Mount Union will host an exhibit featuring women artists to kickoff this year’s schedule. The show, “Women of Resilience,” will be on display in the Sally Otto Art Gallery, August 23-September 29. An artists’ reception will be held September 2 from 4-6 p.m.

“Women of Resilience” features the work of 25 female artists who were asked to explore a variety of topics in traditional and nontraditional media. Such topics include personal empowerment, overcoming barriers, recovery, strength, resistance and healing. The artwork reflects a wide variety of media like painting, clay, jewelry, fabric and mixed media. Exhibition artists include Clare Murray Adams, Ruthie Akuchie, Kathleen Browne, Heather Bullach, Sarah Curry, Annette Yoho Feltes, J. Leigh Garcia, Laura Kolinski-Schultz, Charmaine Lurch, Sarah McMahon, Michelle Mulligan, Mary Kaye O’Neill, Cynthia Petry, Gail Trunick, Michele Waalkes, Gwen Waight, Jo Westfall, Gail Wetherell Sack, Laurel Winters and Kiana Zigler, as well as Priscilla Roggenkamp, Judith Sterling and Patricia O’Neill Sacha who serve as curators for the event.

The exhibit and reception are both free and open to the public. For more information about this and upcoming exhibits, contact Gallery Coordinator, Mike Schmidt at schmidmi@mountunion.edu.