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    Student Art Show
    Date: May 19 - June 12
    Location: E Building 5th Floor Hallway Galleries 

    Our Spring 2014 student exhibition, “Fresh Visions,” will feature artwork by current students at LaGuardia Community College. The event is sponsored by the Humanities Department and the Women's Center. Please join us for an opening reception with refreshments on Tuesday, May 20 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. Prizes will be awarded. Stick around after the reception for our Visiting Artist Lecture

    Drawing Marathon
    Date: Friday, May 30 to Saturday, May 31
    Time: 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.
    Location: M-229

    The Fine Arts Drawing Marathon is a wonderful opportunity to work on your figure drawing portfolio and mingle with your fellow students. The event begins Friday, May 30th at 6 p.m. and goes through to Saturday, May 31st at 8 a.m. in room M229. Refreshments will be served and live models will be available to be drawn for the duration. It is free to attend and all are invited.

  •  Past Events

    Lydia Dona Visiting Artist Lecture  
    Date: Tuesday, May 20 
    Time: 6 p.m. 
    Location: E-500

    Please join us for the 3rd installment of our 2013-2014 Visiting Artist Lecture series. Lydia Dona is a graduate of SVA and Hunter College (MFA) and has exhibited her paintings and works on paper extensively in the U.S. and abroad. Find out more about her work on her website:  www.lydiadona.com

    School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) Presentation and Portfolio Review 
    Date: Tuesday, April 1  
    Time: 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
    Location: M-156

    Caitlin Scriner from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago will be on campus to give a presentation about the various programs offered at this top-ranked art school. Individual student portfolio reviews will be conducted afterward in room M-230 from 3:45 - 5:30 p.m.   
    More information about SAIC and their programs at   http://www.saic.edu/index.html

    William Powhida Visiting Artist Lecture
    Date: Tuesday, March 25  
    Time: 6 p.m. 
    Location: E242  

    William Powhida (b. 1976, New York) is an artist and critic living and working in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  
    He earned his BFA from Syracuse University, and an MFA from Hunter College. 
    William Powhida’s work displays a detailed fascination with the politics of access and the powers that control the assignment of value in the art world. These often humorous commentaries and criticisms are presented in beautiful trompe l’oeil compositions that use various combinations of graphite, gouache, and colored pencil on either panel or paper. He is represented by Platform Gallery in Seattle, and Charlie James Gallery in Los Angeles, and by Postmasters Gallery in NYC, where he currently has a solo exhibition.

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