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KU Presents Big Art Day (BAD) on April 20

April 10, 2012

KUTZTOWN, PA - This year's Big Art Day (BAD) invites current students and alumni to network and share their accomplishments and future endeavors. This year's event will be held on Friday, Apr. 20, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in Sharadin Arts Building, Room 120. Presentations will begin at 9 a.m. Big Art Day is free and open to the public.

The presenters this year are alumni Erika Stanley, a photographer, performance artist who lives and works in Portland, Oregon; Xavier Jimenez, an independent curator, freelance web developer, and designer based in Upstate New York; and Josh Dannin, a recent graduate, who has participated in numerous workshops and residencies in North America.

The event will conclude with the announcement of scholarships and awards bestowed on current KU art students including; the Karen Anderson Fine Arts Graduation Award, the Chambliss medal winners, Fine Arts Department Art History Award, and Sharadin Award. Recognition will also be paid to students receiving Corpora, Russo, and Stimmel scholarships, internships, and artist residency programs.

For more information on this event, please contact assistant professor Lauren Odde in the Fine Arts department at 610-683-4538, or  odde@kutztown.edu. You can also visit the website for the event at the following link: http://www.kutztown.edu/acad/finearts/site/Big_Art_Day_2012.html