Thursday, September 27, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's Department of Communication Studies, Theatre and Art will host an opening Monday, Oct. 1, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Art Gallery in Patterson Hall, featuring work by artist Fiona Larkin. She will give a gallery talk at 5:15 p.m. The event is free to the public.
Larkin is a multi-media artist based in Orchid Studios, Belfast. This will be her first exhibition in the United States. She exhibits her work both nationally in Ireland and internationally with work shown in the United Kingdom, Spain, and Japan. She earned a bachelor's from the National College of Art and Design in Dublin and a master's from the University of Ulster in Belfast.
The exhibition runs Oct. 1-26 and will feature video and photographs by Larkin. The Art Gallery is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Art Gallery hosts six exhibits annually, one of which is the student/ senior exhibit in March. Regional, national, and international artists are brought to campus for exhibits and lectures.
Contact Summer Zickefoose at (724) 946-7267 or email for additional information.
About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.
Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.