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Photojournalist brings Cuba images to Evansville

This horse-and-buggy photo is one of 40 images culled from photojournalist Barbara La Valleur's collection from her trip to Cuba. The exhibit will be at the Evansville Art Center starting Friday. (Contributed)

Note: Story has been updated to correct time and date for meeting the artist.

Hola, Cuba!, a photo exhibit by area native Barbara La Valleur, opens at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6 and will be on display at the Evansville Art Center through Nov. 18.

The public is invited to meet La Valleur, an international photojournalist, from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6.

La Valleur, who has exhibited at the center several times, will feature 40 photos culled from over 5,000 photos taken on a recent trip to Havana and Matanzas, Cuba. A former resident of Ashby and Battle Lake, La Valleur and her husband live in Edina. All photos are for sale with a percentage going to support the art center.

La Valleur spent 20 years in England and Germany, the last few years working full-time as a freelance photojournalist for seven German newspapers.

The Evansville Art Center is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and by special arrangement. For more information, visit This exhibit is supported by grants from the Evansville Historical Foundation and the Lake Region Arts Council, plus corporate, family and individual members.