Artist Highlighted by The New Yorker and The Paris Review Exhibits her Drawings and Prints at SUNY Rockland Community College
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: November 27, 2007
CONTACT: Lisa Saunders
Artist Highlighted by The New Yorker and The Paris Review Exhibits her Drawings and Prints
at SUNY Rockland Community College
Suffern, NY - A widely exhibited artist is displaying her new drawings and prints at the SUNY Rockland Community College Library.
"Leona Christie: Recent Work / New Drawings and Prints" is currently on exhibit through December 12 in the Rotunda Gallery of the RCC Library located on the main campus in Suffern. Admission is free and open to the public.
Leona Christie’s etchings, drawings, and animations have been exhibited at Pierogi (Brooklyn); the Drawing Center (Manhattan); jennjoy gallery (San Francisco); New Langton Arts (San Francisco); Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco), G-Module (Paris), the New York Video festival (Manhattan), and Siggraph (Los Angeles), and have been reviewed or reproduced in the New Yorker, the Paris Review, New Art Examiner, and Art-Land (Copenhagen), among other publications. Christie has also been awarded artist residencies at Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, and the Frans Masereel Center for Graphic Arts (Belgium), and she received a Fellowship at the Kala Printmaking Institute in Berkeley, California. In 2000, she received the Bay Area Visual Artist Award from New Langton Arts. Christie's work may be found in the public collection of the New York Public Library and the Achenbach Collection of Graphic Arts in the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco.
Christie has been an Assistant Professor of Art in Printmaking and Digital Media at SUNY-Albany since 2003. She received her BS in Studio Art from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and her MFA from the University of Washington, Seattle.
For more information, contact the SUNY Rockland Community College Library at 845-574-4409, or e-mail the artist, Leona Christie, at email@example.com
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