Texas Tech Students Display Their Hometowns

International Cultural Center hosts photo exhibit featuring work of international students.

The International Cultural Center (ICC) at Texas Tech University will hold a public art reception for its photography exhibit, “My Hometown.” The reception takes place from 4-6 p.m. Sept. 19 at the ICC, located at 601 Indiana Ave.

For this art exhibit, international students were asked to submit their five best photographs of their hometowns or countries to be considered for display. The subject matter — including landscapes, animals, people and objects — were left up to the photographer.

“As students flock to Texas Tech to begin a new academic year, we sometimes forget that many of our international students have left homes that are thousands of miles away,” said Jane Bell, senior director of outreach and operations for the ICC. “The ‘My Hometown’ photo exhibit is our attempt to make these far-away homes seem a bit closer, and we are delighted that we can share these creative, witty and perceptive windows to the world with our community.”

Casual dress is appropriate for the reception and individuals are welcome to come and go as they please.

The exhibit will be displayed through Oct. 13. The ICC is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call (806) 742-3667. This exhibit was made possible, in part, by a grant from the CH Foundation.

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CONTACT: Jane Bell, senior director of outreach and operations, International Cultural Center, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-3667 or jane.bell@ttu.edu.