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   from the issue of October 26, 2006

Guest artist offers Nov. 2 printmaking lecture

Margo Humphrey, an artist in residence in the UNL Department of Art and Art History, will offer a lecture and print demonstration Nov. 2.

SHOWCASE - This lithograph,
SHOWCASE - This lithograph, "The Marble Box," was created by Margo Humphrey in 1977. Courtesy photo.

Humphrey is an associate professor of printmaking at the University of Maryland. She will be in residence at UNL Oct. 30 to Nov. 3.

Humphrey will deliver a lecture at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 2 in Richards Hall, room 15. The lecture will be followed by a reception and print demonstration, 6:30 to 8 p.m., in Nelle Cochrane Woods Building, room 303. Both events are free and open to the public.

While in residence, Humphrey will complete an edition of prints for the Under Pressure Print Club, a community support group for the UNL printmaking area. Students and faculty will assist the artist to produce a multiple block color woodcut print.

Humphrey's work will also be on display at the Haydon Art Center, 335 N. Eighth St., Nov. 5-25 for the exhibition "Commentary: Art, Life and Black Experience." Humphrey will attend the Nov. 3 First Friday opening.

Humphrey was born in Oakland, Calif., in 1942. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and printmaking from the California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, and her masters in printmaking from Stanford University. She became a faculty member at the University of Maryland in 1989.

Humphrey's work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad.



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