Ecuadorian Artist Visits Denison
Date of Event: April 26, 2007
Posted: April 17, 2007
Denison University's Vail Visiting Artist Series and the McGregor Connections Initiative are sponsoring the visit of Ecuadorian Artist MÃ³nica Vorbeck. She will be visiting campus as an artist-in-residence from April 21-28 and will give a public presentation on "Contemporary Art from Ecuador" at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday (April 26) in Cleveland Hall (Room 104). Her lecture is free and open to the public.
Vorbeck is an art history professor at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador. She is also a renowned independent curator who has juried many art competitions in Ecuador and Columbia. During her residency at Denison, she will jury student work on Dissonance and Harmony, which has been the theme for a series of events this year beginning with first-year student orientation. Vorbeck's residency is supported by the art department and the Foresman Fund from the modern languages department. Vorbeck will create an anthology of the winning pieces along with an essay about why she chose each piece. She will meet with students in sculpture classes, a German class, and a Spanish class.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville -- Visiting Artist MÃ³nica Vorbeck will give a public presentation on "Contemporary Art from Ecuador"; 7:30 p.m., Thursday (April 26), Cleveland Hall (Room 104) (210 W. College Street). Free and open to the public. Contact 740-587-6596 to confirm information.
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