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VPA Dean’s Gallery hosts exhibition celebrating work of printmaker Kraczyna beginning Oct. 3
VPA Dean’s Gallery hosts exhibition celebrating work of printmaker Kraczyna beginning Oct. 3September 29, 2005Jaime Winne Alvarez email@example.com
The College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Dean’s Gallery at Syracuse University, in partnership with the Chancellor’s Gallery, will have a fall exhibition titled “Flood of Florence Photos,” celebrating the work of Swietlan Nicholas Kraczyna, on display Oct. 3, 2005-Jan. 15, 2006. The exhibition is free and open to the public. There will be an opening reception Oct. 4 at 6 p.m. Paid parking is available in the Irving Avenue Garage.
Kraczyna teaches printmaking and art-on-paper classes for the studio arts program at SU’s Division of International Programs Abroad Florence Center. He is the founder and past director of Il Bisonte International School of Advanced Printmaking in Florence, where he taught techniques of color etching. Kraczyna co-authored “I Segni Incisi,” the first Italian textbook on the history and techniques of etching. He has directed “Studio for Color Etching” workshops in Barga, Lucca and at the International Symposium for Color Etching at Palacky University, Czech Republic. His work has been exhibited in more than 100 solo shows in the United States, Italy, Germany, England, Mexico, Columbia, Czech Republic and Japan, and is represented in the Uffizi Print Collection. Kraczyna holds an MFA from Southern Illinois University and a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design.
The VPA Dean’s Gallery is located in Room 200 of Crouse College and is open to the public Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For more information, contact the VPA Dean’s Office at (315) 443-5889.