Monday, January 23, 2017

February Artists Lecture Series features Matthew Squibb

Lourdes University is pleased to announce that Matthew Squibb is the featured guest at the Artists Lecture Series on Thursday, February 2. The lecture runs from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Canticle Center, 5335 Silica Drive and is free and open to the public.

Co-presented by the Lourdes University Department of Art, the Orbis Ars student organization and the Sylvania Community Arts Commission’s (SCAC) Red Bird Art Walk, the Artists Lecture Series began in November.

Matthew Squibb

Based in Sylvania, artist Matthew Squibb is dedicated to spreading his passion for printmaking education. His current work focuses on etching, mezzotint and printing on clay. A member of the Mid-American Print Council and the International Mezzotint Society, Mr. Squibb works out of his home studio and is the proud owner of a modest etching press he refers to as “Big Dave.” Since 1999, he has worked as a Secondary Art Teacher for Washington Local Schools.

A well-known artist, his many art exhibits and recognitions include:
·         The Visceral Hand curated print exhibit at Rivet Gallery in Columbus
·         imPRESSED National juried print exhibit Art Gym in Denver, CO
·         The Artist Kitchen at the Hudson Gallery in Sylvania
·         Independence Day Fest at Flood Wall Gallery in Columbus
·         Creative Natives Exhibit at Gallerie 333 at the Toledo School for the Arts
·         Print City: MAPC Conference Print Exchange Show Award at the East Creative Corridor in Toledo

The Artists Lecture Series on Thursday, March 2 features mixed media glass artists Patrick DuBreuil and Robin Schultes. Then on Sunday, April 9 from 2 to 4 p.m., the Sister Jane Mary Art Lecture will be held in the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University.

For more information on the Artist Lecture Series, contact Lourdes Art Instructor Lindsay Scypta at  

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