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Art faculty create art works for scholarship project

11/30/2010

Art work by Larry Winston Collins of Miami's art department is one of several included in a special project.
During the summer of 2010, emeriti and current department of art faculty worked with students to create etchings, lithographs and relief prints for The MIAMI Portfolio: past + present = future, a scholarship fundraising project.

The idea for the scholarship project was that of art faculty and printmaker, Ellen Price. Soliciting the talents of emeriti and current art faculty, Ellen saw the project as a way to raise money for scholarships. One hundred percent of the money raised will be used to attract students to the studio art program.

The portfolio is a limited edition cloth book containing 15 original works of art. Only 30 sets have been printed. Each set is available for $2,500.

Emeriti faculty whose works are included: Lon Beck, Joseph Cox, Crossan Curry, Jim Killy, Jerry Morris and Robert Wolfe Jr. Lon Beck, Joseph Cox, and Robert Wolfe are also alumni of Miami.

Current faculty whose works are included: Andy Au, Joomi Chung, Larry Winston Collins, Susan Ewing, Tracy Featherstone, Edward Montgomery, Ellen Price, Dana Saulnier, Roscoe Wilson.

Initial funding for the project was made possible by donations from alumni Sandra Gross and Walter Gross III, and by the Miami University Art Museum.

To view art work, visit the department of art website.

For more information or to view a portfolio, contact Ellen Price, professor of art, 529-7128.

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