Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Chester College Continues Visiting Artist Series

Chester College of New England will welcome photographer Kathleen Campbell to campus on Tuesday, September 16 as part of its 2008 Visiting Artists Symposium Lecture Series. Campbell will give a free public lecture in the Wadleigh Library conference room at 2:30 p.m.

Campbell is an artist, teacher, and writer. Her interests lie both in the visual arts and in art history and criticism. Her work in photography and mixed media has been exhibited widely at such places as Soho Photo Gallery, NYC, The Philadelphia Print Center, the Schneider Gallery, Chicago, Houston Foto Fest, the Houston Center for Photography, CEPA Gallery, the Asheville Museum, and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo. She has published reviews and critical/historical articles on photography in a number of journals, including exposure, the San Francisco Camerawork Quarterly, the CEPA Journal and Photo Metro. Her work is in the collections of the George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, the Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC, the Museum of New Mexico in Santa Fe and other venues. In 1998 she was awarded a Visual Artist's Grant from the North Carolina Arts Council. She is currently a Professor of Art at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.

The Visiting Artists Symposium Lecture Series features guest speaker throughout the fall semester. Lectures are held at 2:30 on Tuesdays in the Wadleigh Library conference room. After the public session, the artists will be available to the students formally registered in the College's Visiting Artist Symposium (Course #IDS.301). The Fall 2008 series is coordinated by Darrell Matsumoto, Chair of the Department of Photography/Media Arts and Design.

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