The Private Selection Event at Valerosa Designs & Gallery held on Thursday, July 13, 2017, was a resounding success. Attended by well over 100 guests and artists, the event drew attention to the partnership between the Tyler Museum of Art, the Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy, and Valerosa Designs & Gallery to provide high quality art for the college.

Speaking at the event were Neita Fran Ward, Owner of Valerosa Designs & Gallery, Dr. Lane Bruner, Dean of the Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy, and Chris Leahy, Executive Director of the Tyler Museum of Art. They spoke about how the partnership developed and what it means to the college and to the community.

In addition to being inspired by the speakers, guests enjoyed talking with the artists and voting for their favorite artworks.