Tuesday, June 29, 2004• VOLUME 21, NUMBER 16

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Selections from a Voice Within-Lake Superior Nudes and Horizon Series
“Craig Blacklock - Selections from a Voice Within- Lake Superior Nudes and Horizon Series” will be on display through September 26 in the Tweed Museum of Art. Blacklock is well known for his masterfully composed photographs of Lake Superior and the landscape of the Northland. In this exhibition, the acclaimed photographer presents two more-recent, and less well-known bodies of work. “Photographs from the A Voice Within” series are printed in rich sepia tone, and explore a relationship between the nude human figure and the landscape. “The Horizon Series” focuses on a single element of the Lake Superior landscape, to create large-scale color photographs which approach abstraction in their use of color, light and atmosphere.

Art for the Birds
The Tweed Museum of Art features the exhibit “Art for the Birds” through August 22. The exhibition features 60 historical, modern and contemporary works from the museum’s collections, selected by Duluth orintholgist, author, and bird enthusiast Laura Erickson and Tweed Curator/Interim Director Peter Spooner.
Paintings, prints and sculpture works represent many different styles of artmaking and are from different historical periods. Examples include a newly acquired bird-face vase by Pablo Picasso, prints by John James Audubon, paintings by French Barbizon artists Jacques, Daubigny and Rousseau, porcelain bird sculptures by Edward Boehm and Dorothy Doughty, and contemporary artworks by Gendron Jenson, Sterling Rathsack, Sue Johnson, and Native American artist Juane Quick-to-See Smith.

Art for Kids
Art for Kids will be held from10 a.m.- noon August 10 - 12. Children will explore fiber and paper sculptures in Tweed’s new show of works by Leslie Bohnenkamp. Children will also have the opportunity to create their own sculptures.
For more information contact the Tweed Museum of Art at 726-8222.

EVENTS lectures/workshops

ITSS is offering PowerPoint 102 on Wednesday, June 30 from 9 - 11 a.m. in 116 Library. For more information visit http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/workshop/.

special EVENTS

A Lake Superior Restoration and Protection Priorities Workshop will be held from12:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.on June 30 in the Kirby Ballroom. The Great Lakes Commission, Council of Great Lakes Governors, and Sea Grant Programs from Minnesota and Wisconsin will seek input from Minnesota and Wisconsin residents, businesses, along with private and public organizations on restoration and protection priorities developed by the Council of Great Lakes Governors.
Nancy Costa, water projects coordinator, Fond du Lac Reservation, and Chuck Ledin, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, will provide an overview of issues in the keynote addresses.
For more information contact Cindy Hagley or Diane Desotelle at chagley@umn.edu or 726-8106.

Lucas Ives, Pixar Technical Director of Animation will be at the Visualization and Digital Imaging Lab, 154 MPAC, from 10 -11 a.m. on June 30 to share his experiences in Pixar’s creative space, and talking about the making of an animated feature-length movie. He will cover preproduction, animation planning, technical pipeline and interaction, as well as answering animation questions.
Contact Lisa Valdez at the Viz Lab for further information 726-6875.

The C-SPAN School Bus, a 45-foot long, mobile tv production studio and multi-media demonstration center which travels around the country, will visit the UMD campus on Wednesday, June 30 from 1 - 3 p.m. near the Sports and Health Center.

UMD students, faculty and staff are invited for tours and demonstrations of the bright-yellow bus talking about the resources and political insights the network provides, particularly in a presidential election year.

William R. Calfee, Executive Vice-President-Commercial from Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., will give a Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Memorial Lecture, entitled, “China’s Metallic Appetite: Phenomenon or Trend?” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 1, at the Holiday Inn, Great Lakes Ballroom.

Calfee will discuss the impact of China’s activities on the iron ore industry from both a global and local perspective. For more information contact Cindy Christian at 726-8616.

glensheen EVENTS

The Historic Glensheen Estate will be open daily from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. through mid-October.
Call 726-8910 for more information.

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