|Date: February 29, 2000
Contact: Pam Wilder
Phone: (207) 872-3233
Painter-Printmaker Nancy Friese to Talk at Colby
Painter-printmaker Nancy Friese will give a slide show talk about her work on Thursday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. in room 154 of the Bixler Art and Music Center at Colby College. The event is open to the public and free of charge.
Frieses paintings and prints have been exhibited nationally and internationally in more than 30 individual shows and more than 100 group shows. Her work has been exhibited at the Barbican Center in London, Brandts Klaedefabrik in Denmark, the Chrysler Museum, the Evenson Museum of Art, the Herbert Johnson Museum of Art, the North Dakota Museum of Art and Tokyos Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Friese has received three National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, a Giverny Grant and a Blanche E. Coleman Award for painting. She earned her M.F.A. from Yale University and also did graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley. Friese earned a diploma from the Art Academy of Cincinnati and a Bachelors degree from the University of North Dakota. She is a professor of painting and printmaking and the Dean of Graduate Studies Division and Department of Art Education at the Rhode Island School of Design. She also has taught at Princeton University, University of Tulsa, Bennington College and Trinity College.
The lecture, sponsored by the Colby College Art Department, is part of a continuing series of presentations for creative artists supported by the Arts Lecture Fund.