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Date: Apr 21, 2009
Hofstra Presents 2009 Fine Arts Student Art Show
May 6 to 10, 2009
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY … See hundreds of works in painting, drawing, ceramics, 3-D, photography, design and new media at the opening of the Fine Arts Student Art Show at Calkins Hall on Hofstra's South Campus. The show opens (with free music and refreshments) at 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6, 2009. Dr. Bernard J. Firestone, dean of Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Science, will give welcoming remarks.
Also on May 6, the Department of Fine Arts, Art History and Humanities will celebrate “Calkins Renaissance Day,” showcasing the building’s new photography, sculpture, ceramics and design studios. There will be a tour of the new studios at 12:15 p.m.
The Fine Arts Student Art Show will remain on view until Sunday, May 10.
Hofstra Fine Arts alumna Nicole Barth, Class of 2005, will serve as the outside judge for this year’s student art show. Ms. Barth received an M.F.A. in Design and Technology from Parsons School of Design and is currently working as an interactive designer for FoodNetwork.com.
For viewing hours and more information call the Department of Fine Arts, Art History and Humanities at (516) 463-5474 or visit www.hofstra.edu/finearts
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students can choose from more than 145 undergraduate and 160 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business; engineering; communication; education, health and human services; and honors studies, as well as a School of Law. With a student-faculty ratio of 14-to-1, our professors teach small classes averaging 22 students that emphasize interaction, critical thinking and analysis. Hofstra offers a faculty whose highest priority is teaching excellence. The University also provides excellent facilities with state-of-the-art technology, extensive library resources and internship programs that match students’ interests and abilities with appropriate companies and organizations. The Hofstra community is driven, dynamic and energetic, helping students find and focus their strengths to prepare them for a successful future.
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