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K-State Today

January 26, 2015

Art workshops, lecture Feb. 17, 18

Submitted by Trina Harlow

Cilau Valdez, an international art award winner and Huichol yarn painter, will be leading a workshop and lecturing on Feb. 17th and 18th.

World renowned artists from Mexico, Cilau Valadez, a Huichol yarn painter, and Agustin Cruz Prudencio, a Oaxacan wood carver and painter, will present two art-making workshops Feb. 17 and three lectures Feb. 18.

Sign up now to attend one of the art-making workshops from 1:30-3:30 p.m. or 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17,  in Bluemont Hall. There is no fee for K-State employees or students. Email Trina Harlow, College of Education art education instructor, at tharlow@k-state.edu to sign up for the workshops.

Lectures on Wednesday, Feb. 18, will be at 11 a.m. in 21 Bluemont Hall and 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Beach Museum of Art. A reception for the public will be at 4 p.m. at the Beach Museum. The Strecker-Nelson Art Gallery is hosting a reception and trunk show from 6:30-8 p.m.

Please help us provide a warm Kansas welcome for these two artists. Also attending and part of the event is Nancy Walkup, editor of SchoolArts Magazine. The public is invited to all of these events.