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WILL, the Mimbres Region Arts Council and the WNMU Expressive Arts Department continue with their successful Artist Lecture Series.
Get to know some of America's finest artists - learn about an artist's motivations, techniques and history while being genuinely entertained. The series offers a range of accomplished individuals. Light refreshments will be served.
Location: Presentations held in WNMU Parotti Hall
FREE and Open to the Public [ Get a printable map PDF ]
Tim Read - Sculptor
Thursday April 18 - 6:30 pm
Tim Read studied art and art history at California State University, Long Beach. He had his first studio in Long Beach, CA in the 1970s where he created large concrete forms. In the 1980s he began making large heads out of steel, which became the basis of much of his sculpture. Tim currently resides in New Mexico, and draws upon the rugged landscape, open space, and brilliant light to create new works.
[ www.timreadsculpture.com ]
ONE DAY UNIVERSITY 2013
APRIL 5 A University experience with three WNMU faculty offering lectures in their field.
Open to the Community free of charge but pre-registration is requested in order to plan for breakfast and lunch. Registration: Linda.McArthur@wnmu.edu or call 575-538-6320. [ Flyer PDF ]
8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Reflections of An Artist Series
Tracking A Pre-Contact Copper Industry Trade Network
Friday April 19, Global Resource Center Auditorium
5:00 PM Reception and Book Signing
5:30-6:30 PM Lecture, followed by Q & A
Saturday, April 20, Silver City Library, 10:00 AM
Monette's lecture will incorporate archaic copper cultures, copper artifact typology including a copper collection by Hamilton, developing an artifact database, connecting the dots and discussing a few controversies surrounding the ancient copper networks.
Monette Bebow-Reinhard is the former curator of the oldest copper burial ground in the USA and publishes a monthly newsletter, Archaic Copper News, that discusses research on ancient copper smelting in the Americas. She has a BA in History/Communications and an MA in History from University of Wisconsin. She has her own writing and editing business and is the moderator for the Green Bay Reading Writers Guild that has two book fests to their credit. She is the newsletter editor for the Manitowic County Civil War Round Table and is preparing to publish a 750 page non-fiction book on the Civil War. In addition she has plunged into movie scripts and is the authorized novelist for the TV series Bonanza. She currently lives in Green Bay.