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UMFK to offer printmaking class during Summer Session

May 27, 2005

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The University of Maine at Fort Kent will offer a printmaking class during the Summer 2005 Session. The three week course begins June 6 and meets Monday through Friday from 8:30 -11:25 a.m.

The instructor will focus on "Monotypes", which are actually paintings that will be hand printed onto paper. Students make use of black and white as well as color and learn about the use of collage and mix media methods.

Students and community members of the St. John Valley are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity.

The course is open to all levels of artist who have a love for painting. Demonstrations will be given by the instructor. There is no pre-requisite for the class.

The course will be taught by Therese Provenzano, UMFK art instructor.

Provenzano returns to UMFK after pursuing her master of fine arts at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She holds a bachelor of fine arts from Philadelphia College of Art and a three year certificate of completion from the National Academy of Design School of the Fine Arts.

Her work has been exhibited in the Maine Arts Commission "About Maine-The County, Aroostook Communities" held at the legislative galleries in Augusta, Maine.

Provenzano recently received her second artist in residency grant from Vermont Studio Center. She has received recognition for her work through numerous prizes, scholarships and awards.

To register for the course, contact the registrar's office at 834-7520.