Release Date: December 6, 2007
January 2008 Arts Events at Kennesaw State
Contact: Cheryl Anderson Brown, Assistant Director of Public Relations
770-499-3417 or firstname.lastname@example.org
KENNESAW, Ga.—The College of the Arts at Kennesaw State University will present the following public events in January 2008:
January 9-March 11
ART EXHIBITION: “Robert Sherer: Bloodworks, Portraits of Love and Loss in the Age of AIDS.” Robert Sherer is an internationally exhibiting artist and KSU professor. In 2006, he received the College of the Arts Distinguished Scholarship Award, the KSU Distinguished Scholarship Award, and the prestigious KSU Foundation Prize for this series of artworks. Blood Works is the subject of an upcoming documentary film and an art book to be published by the KSU Press in the spring of 2008. The artworks use floral imagery and unconventional media to address serious issues surrounding this global epidemic. This exhibition will include a catalog and gallery tours by the artist. Opening reception: 5-8 p.m., January 9. Fine Arts Gallery, Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw. Free. 770-499-3223. www.kennesaw.edu/arts.
CLASSICAL CONCERT: Recital by David Watkins, piano. 8 p.m. Concert Hall, Dr. Bobbie Bailey and Family Performance Center, Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw. Free. 770-423-6650. www.kennesaw.edu/arts.
January 15-February 28
ART EXHIBITION: Annual Art and Staff Exhibition. Showcase exhibition of the works of the artists of the Kennesaw State University visual arts and staff demonstrating a wide range of media including sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, mixed media, printmaking and graphic design. Opening reception: 5-8 p.m., January 15. Art Gallery, Horace Sturgis Library, Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw. Free. 770-499-3223. www.kennesaw.edu/arts.
January 30-February 1
THEATRE: “Il Teatro Machiavelli.” Performed by Vincent Tortorici. This one-man puppet-theatre performance offers a rollicking good time based on the nefarious writings of Machiavelli. 8 p.m. Howard Logan Stillwell Theater Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw. $15. 770-499-3223. www.kennesaw.edu/arts.
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Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive, residential institution with a growing student population exceeding 20,000 from 132 countries. The third largest state university out of 35 institutions in the University System of Georgia, KSU offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
The KSU College of the Arts is one of only four Georgia institutions to have achieved full national accreditation for all of its arts programs.