M.F.A. spring lecture series to share insights of accomplished artists

DANBURY, CONN. — The Western Connecticut State University Master of the Fine Arts program will hold its spring 2013 art slide lecture series during which a diverse array of established artists will share their expertise with the university’s graduate artists as the students prepare to launch their own artistic enterprises. The free lectures will commence in January and continue into April. The public is invited.

All lectures will be at 11 a.m. in Viewing Room 1 of White Hall on the university’s Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Western’s M.F.A. in Art Professor Margaret Grimes will be featured in the series for a faculty lecture during which she will discuss her retrospective exhibition to be displayed in the Higgins Gallery on the Midtown campus from Thursday, Feb. 14, through Thursday, March 14, 2013.

Schedule:

• Tuesday, Jan. 22: Illustrator Nancy Stahl
• Tuesday, Feb. 5: Illustrator/Sculptor James Grashow
• Tuesday, Feb. 19: Historian/Curator/Writer Jennifer Samet
• Tuesday, March 5: M.F.A. professor Margaret Grimes
• Thursday, March 21: Painter Hugh O’Donnell
• Friday, April 5: Painter Don Kimes
• Tuesday, April 23: Painter Susan Jane Walp


Western Connecticut State University offers outstanding faculty in a range of quality academic programs. Our diverse university community provides students an enriching and supportive environment that takes advantage of the unique cultural offerings of Western Connecticut and New York. Our vision: To be an affordable public university with the characteristics of New England’s best small private universities.

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