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3/30 Artist Claudia Alvarez Visits

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  • Department of Art & Art History Sculpture/Ceramics Area & the Association of Ceramic Artists (Clay Club) Student Organization Present Our Spring 2017 Visiting Artist with support from the Gus Mazzocca Visiting Artists and Scholars Fund 

    Claudia Alvarez

    Artist Lecture/Demonstration

    Thursday – Friday March 30-31, 2017 

    10:00am-12:30pm & 1:30-4:00pm

    Art Building Rm. 117

     

    Claudia Alvarez is a painter and sculptor currently living in New York City. Born in Monterrey, Mexico in 1969 and raised in California from the age of three, she received a BA from the University of California, Davis in 1999, and an MFA from California College of Arts, San Francisco in 2003.

    Alvarez worked at the University of California Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California from 1987-2000. Deeply affected by the terminally ill children and elderly patients she encountered as a non-emergency ambulance driver, she reflects on their strength and vulnerability through her painted and sculpted figures.

    The Art Building main entrance is located on Bolton Road behind the Drama/Music Building on Rte. 195 Hillside Road at 280 Bolton Rd. Storrs, CT 06269

    For more information, contact: Department of Art & Art History Office at 860-486-3930

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