Neal Newfield, associate professor of social work at West Virginia University and an accomplished photographer, will present a guest artist lecture at the WVU Creative Arts Center Wednesday, March 3, at 5 p.m. in the Bloch Learning and Performance Hall (Room 200A). A reception will follow in the main lobby.

An exhibition of Newfield’s photographs titledMaking Ends Meet: West Virginia Community Voices,will open in the Paul Mesaros Gallery at the CAC on March 4 and will be on view until April 3.

The photographs were originally part of the projectMaking Ends Meet: What Should We Do to Support West Virginia’s Working Families?The project was completed in 2000 with support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Community Voices Initiative, and a WVU Public Services Grant. Photographic consultants for the project were Assistant Professor Young Kim of the WVU Division of Art, and Professor Emeritus William Seymour of the WVU School of Journalism.

All Mesaros Galleries events, including art lectures, exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are noon to 9:30 p.m., Monday-Saturday. The galleries are closed Sundays and University holidays. Special individual or group viewing times may be arranged upon request.

For more information, call 304-293-4841, ext. 3210.