Art Professor Exhibited Work, Conducted Workshop

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Summer Zickefoose, Westminster College visiting assistant professor of art, exhibited her work and conducted a workshop for students at Elgin Community College in Chicago.

Zickefoose displayed several of her sculptural pieces as part of a two-person show, "A Rural Interpretation," with Joseph D'Uva March 17-April 14 at the college's Safety-Kleen Gallery One.

She hosted a workshop, "Art Calisthenics: Exercises for Design/Exercises for Ceramics," for approximately 50 design II and beginning ceramics students April 11-12.  The workshops introduced a number of quick, visual, material and object-based collaborative exercises as a practice in brainstorming, problem-solving, creativity, and collaborative working methods.

Zickefoose, who joined the faculty in 2010, earned undergraduate degrees from The University of Iowa and master's degree from The University of Florida.

Contact 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 Westminster, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 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 to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

Summer Zickefoose


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