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Last Updated: 11/26/14, 11:50 a.m.

Due to the severe weather in the area, Kutztown University will close at noon today, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014.

Essential personnel should report as directed. 

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2012-13 News

Phoebe Adams | fine arts | had sculptures in the exhibition and catalog book The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Museum in Philadelphia.

Marie-Aline Cadieux | music | cellist of Duo Terlano, concertized in Ohio and Indiana. Venues included Ariel-Dater Theater, Ohio State University, and Butler University. She also presented master classes at several high schools and Butler University.

David Cullen | music | performed solo guitar concerts at West Chester University, Exeter Community Library, Pennside Presbyterian Church, and Elizabethtown College.

Matthew Daub | fine arts | published Working Your Way Through the Post-Exhibition Blues in Professional Artist Magazine, November 2012 issue. He also taught at the Springmaid Beach Watermedia Workshop.

Rose DeSiano | fine arts | exhibited in a group show curated by Dr. Deb Willis and Fred Ritchin commemorating 30 years of the Photo & Imaging Department at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.

Heather L. R. Fountain | art education | presented Helping Students Connect to the Common Core of Literacy Through Art and Adaptive Art: Designing Access for ALL at the Pennsylvania Art Education Association Annual Conference. Her book Differentiated Instruction in Art was released by Davis Publication in March 2013. Dr. Fountain was named 2013 Outstanding Special Needs Art Educator by the Pennsylvania Art Education Association. She also received the 2013 National Art Education Association, Council for Exceptional Children, VSA Arts Peter J. Geisser Special Needs Educator of the Year Award.

Daniel Haxall | fine arts | presented a paper, How Soccer Explains the World: Contemporary Art and the Beautiful Game, at the Southeastern College Art Association Annual Conference. He presented a lecture, Robert Motherwell: A Survey, at the Jerald Melberg Gallery in Charlotte, NC.

Cheryl Hochberg | fine arts | had a painting included in The Day on Fire: The Apocalypse in Contemporary Art at Slocumb Gallery at East Tennessee State University. The work from this exhibition was also reproduced as an exhibition catalog.

Frank Kumor | music | published his percussion ensemble compositions It's About Time... with C. Alan Publications and Bella with Alfred Music.

Scott Lee | music | recorded the CD Father and Son with renowned educator and pianist Skip Wilkens and his son Daniel, a talented young saxophonist, for the Danish label SteepleChase. He also released the CD Cloning Americana with Billy Drewes, saxophone, Gary Vercase, piano, and Jeff Hirschfield, drums.

Susanna Loewy, Jeremy Justeson, Daniel Immel, and Maria Asteriadou | music | performed a concert of new works by Deadbeat Composers at Carnegie Hall.

Ron Longsdorf | art education and crafts | participated in two group exhibitions in Philadelphia: Make It, Break It, Rebuild It at Philadelphia Fringe Festival and Landscape at UD Crane.

Kevin McCloskey | communication design | presented a solo exhibition of woodblock prints entitled St. Patrick the Lesser-Known Miracles at Firefly Bookstore Gallery in Kutztown, and Portrait of Vinnie Torre, Hoboken's Last Pigeon Racer at Society of Illustrators in New York City. He also published Dispatch from Mexico: Oaxaca's Vibrant Print Scene and Dispatch from Mexico: Maestro Olegarío in Printeresting.

Allison Miller | music | released the CD No Morphine, No Lies with her band Boom Tic Boom (Myra Medford, piano; Todd Sickafoose, bass; and Jenny Scheinman, violin).

Daniel Neuenschwander | music | performed on bass trombone with the Allentown Band in the concert Tres Voces.

Margaret Noel | fine arts | exhibited in a solo show Wax, Ink, Paper and presented an artist lecture at the Dickinson College Weiss Center for the Arts. Noel also had a painting included in Tenses of Landscape, a contemporary landscape exhibition curated by Sam King at the University of Arkansas Gallery.

Carrie Nordlund | art education | presented STEM to STEAM in Design Education: Fusing Disciplines at the Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference, and two sessions (Reflection as a Means to Deepen Community Connections and Discover Professional Identity and Growing with Community Connections) at the National Art Education Association Convention. Her article Waldorf Education: Breathing Creativity was published in The Journal of the National Art Education Association, March 2013. She was also granted a Pennsylvania Art Education Association fellowship to fund her professional development training in the 2013 Education Policy Fellowship Program. Dr. Nordlund was also named 2012 Outstanding Higher Education Art Teacher of the Year by the Pennsylvania Art Education Association, and was awarded the 2013 Eastern Region Higher Education Art Educator Award by the National Art Education Association.

Mary Ogletree | music | maintained an active performance schedule as a violinist with the Bach Festival Orchestra and Bach Choir of Bethlehem, chamber ensemble SATORI, Allentown Symphony, and as concertmaster of the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra.

Michael Radyk | crafts | co-chaired and juried student and young professional presentations at the Textile Society of America Symposium. Radyk also had a solo exhibition of his work at the McLanahan Gallery, Penn State University/Altoona and participated in a group exhibition at Davenport Gallery and Craft Forms 2012 at the Wayne Art Center, The 18th International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Craft.

Roxane Rix | theatre | was a panelist for The Capstone Course/Senior Project: Strategies for Design and Implementation and a respondent for the Adjudicated Workshop of Acting Exercises at the national conference of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education.

Nicole Romanski, Marilyn Stewart and Amy Pfeiler-Wunder | art education | co-presented at the 2012 Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference. The Dinner Party: Perspectives on Class, Gender and Pedagogy examined the relevance of Judy Chicago's iconic work for today's students, highlighting theoretical perspectives developed by educators involved with The Dinner Party Curriculum Project.

Evan Summer | fine arts | displayed work in three exhibitions (Governors Island Art Fair, Eckhaus Gallery, and Dalet Gallery) associated with Carrier Pigeon Magazine. He also exhibited an etching at the University at Buffalo Anderson Gallery in the exhibit 50@50: Select Artists from the Gerald Mead Collection, and his print Ring was exhibited in Prints Tokyo 2012 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. Online magazine Printeresting published features on Evan's printmaking in their series Studio Process.

Dan R. Talley | fine arts | had a solo exhibition, The Corner Project, in conjunction with Olympus InVision Photo Festival, a national event at venues throughout the Lehigh Valley. Talley also exhibited at the Pennsylvania Photographers Exhibition, a group show at Bethlehem's Banana Factory. He also displayed work in Self Contained, an online international juried photo exhibition curated by PHOTO/arts Magazine.

John Howell White | art education | was honored as the 2012 National Higher Education Art Educator of the Year Award by the National Art Education Association.

Dennis Williams | music | guest conducted the orchestra at Sessione Senese per la Musica e l'Arte, the summer music institute at the University of Siena in Tuscany, Italy. The orchestra performed in the Italian towns of Siena, Vivo D'Orcia, Asciano, Sinalunga, Radicofani, and Andermatt in Switzerland.