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Artwork Depicting the Powell Expedition on Display

Art Meets History Exhibit, a Utah Arts & Museums Traveling Exhibition Program exhibit is displayed in the Merrill-Cazier Library's Lower Level Gallery through April 10, 2013. Sponsored by Utah State University Libraries, the exhibit features 22 sepia drawings created by Utah artist William Dean Fausett that retrace the historic exploration of the West undertaken by Civil War Major John Wesley Powell in 1869.

William Dean Fausett (1913-1998) was born and raised in Price, Utah. He studied at Brigham Young University, New York's Student's League, and the Beaux Art Institute of Design.