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Contact: Anna Marie Coveny, DeKalb Area Women’s Center
(815) 758-1351 

May 28, 2008

NIU alumnus exhibits artwork at DeKalb Area Women’s Center

DeKalb, Ill. — Northern Illinois University alumnus David J. Zoberis Sr. will display his new works and some older favorites at the DeKalb Area Women’s Center (DAWC) during June. Zoberis earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from NIU in 2006.

The exhibit will feature watercolors of northern Illinois scenes along with a preview of one oil painting from a series of 1930s Chicago transportation scenes designed for an upcoming solo installation scheduled for October in Lincolnwood. Some of the original artworks also can be viewed at the Web site, Zoberis can be contacted at

The public is invited to view this collection of paintings June 10 through June 27. The DAWC is open for public viewing from 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays, from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, and by appointment throughout the month. An artist’s reception will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 21.

The DAWC is located at 1021 State Street in DeKalb. Parking is available in the paved lot off of Eleventh Street, one-half block south of the building. The handicapped-accessible lift can be reached from the alley north of the building. For further information, or to arrange a group showing, call Anna Marie Coveny, gallery director, at (815) 758-1351 or (815) 761-1735.

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