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New ISU Oboler Library exhibit features art by Lori Scoffield Beer

August 12, 2015
ISU Marketing and Communications

POCATELLO – The Eli M. Oboler Library at Idaho State University has opened a new exhibit of artwork by Idaho artist Lori Scoffield Beer that runs Aug. 12 through Oct. 31.

The display is on the library’s first floor.

The library will host a free public reception for Beer and her work on Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

“I was born and raised in Idaho, and began drawing at a young age. Eventually I took art classes and earned a BFA at Utah State University,” Beer said. “I have worked in oils, acrylics and watercolors, as well as pencil.”

She also illustrates books, produces computer-generated art and sells prints online. Her Favorite subjects include animals and birds. Her work has been exhibited at the following venues: Pocatello First Friday Art Walks; The Western Art Association, National Art Show and Auction, Ellensburg, Washington; Old Trail Museum, Shadows of the Past Art Show and Auction, Choteau, Montana; Rough Rider International Art Show, Williston, North Dakota; Cheyenne Artist’s Guild, Cheyenne, Wyoming; Idaho State University, Transitions Gallery, Alumni Show; and Idaho State University, Mind’s Eye Gallery, Solo Show.

The art exhibit may be viewed at any time the library is open; see the library’s webpage at for the library’s hours.

For more information please contact Kristi Austin at the Oboler Library (208) 282-4073; you may also contact the artist at and (208) 238-1597.

The Oboler Library is located on the corner of Ninth Avenue and Martin Luther King, Jr. Way, at 850 S. Ninith Ave. in Pocatello.



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