Friday, June 15, 2012

Brother Finbar McMullen’s work to be displayed at SMU galleries

WINONA, Minn. — “The Eye and Hand of the Craftsman — the life work of Finbar McMullen, FSC” will be on display June 15 through Aug. 19 at Saint Mary’s University.

Brother Finbar, a retired educator at Saint Mary’s and a 1946 alumnus, will display a variety of work in the Lillian Davis Hogan Galleries.

Brother Finbar has been a Christian Brother for 70 years and has inspired many learners in his long career at Saint Mary’s.

A long-time nature enthusiast, he has created hand-carved masterpieces from found and discarded pieces of wood.

An opening reception will be held 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 23, at the galleries, located in the Toner Student Center.

The exhibit — free and open to the public — will be open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.