JACKSON, Tenn. – March 15, 2007 – New York artist Makoto Fujimura will speak in chapel at Union University March 16 at 10 a.m.
Fujimura has worked as a successful artist in Japan and the United States for more than 20 years, during which time he has become a bicultural authority on the nature and cultural assessment of beauty.
He is the founder of the International Arts Movement and was appointed by President Bush to the National Council on the Arts in 2003.
“But above all else, Makoto Fujimura is a fervent believer and follower in Christ Jesus,” said Lee Benson, chairman of Union’s art department.
The chapel service in the G.M. Savage Memorial Chapel is free and open to the public.
Due to inclement weather, all Union campuses will be closed on Friday, March 6, with all classes canceled.
The wellness center will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., and the aquatic center will be open from 1-3 p.m.
Friday's Preview Day has been canceled.
Brewer Dining Hall will be open from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Friday. The Lex will be closed. No breakfast will be served.