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Written by Narveen Aryaputri
Monday, 29 April 2013 14:17
Post Indian Art Movement, "Today's mixed Native American identity and expression."
By Todd Leisek, Artist
About the presenter:
Todd Leisek was born in Ogden, Utah and grew up in San Joaquin Valley in California. Todd has a BA in Art History/Studio Arts from San Francisco State University, a MA in Studio Arts from University of Wisconsin Superior, and an MFA in Visual Arts (Contemporary Theory) from Vermont College of Fine Arts.
Todd has taught collectively for nine years in fine arts in higher educational institutions and Fine Art organizations in California, Wisconsin, and Illinois. He has also taught music and performed with the UWS orchestra and guitar ensembles in the San Francisco Bay Area, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Rio de Janeiro.
Since San Francisco he had art exhibitions in California, Wisconsin, and Vermont. Recently, he has been working on publishing his poetry through Vermont College of Fine Arts and in New York area.
Since his recent graduation from Vermont College of Fine Arts, he has been involved with connecting to art organizations in the Quad cities and maintaining my affiliation with artists and professors at the Chicago Art Institute. He has always had a passion for sustaining the arts in the community and in higher education.
Independent Scholars Evenings. 7.00 p.m.
Thursday, May 2.
1530 Fifth Avenue. Moline. Illinois 309-762-9202 or 762-8547
Doors open at 6.30 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Dress code: business casual.
Elevators are located through the 16th Street entrance. Please call. The 16th street doors are closed after 7.00 p.m. for security reasons.
The Institute for Cultural and Healing Traditions, LTD is a 501(c)3 at State and Federal level organization under US laws since 1996.
Please visit www.qcinstitute.orgto see our archives.
AMERICAN MIDWEST ART: Please visit the Phoenix Art Gallery, specializing in American Midwest Art.
New show: art by LISA DAVIS in the Phoenix and Photography by DARREN MILLER in the Dragon, adjacent to the Phoenix. The jewelry of ELSA ROMERO is available at The Artisan Adventure in the corner: the old Fannie May store.
Artist showing at the Moline Commercial Club on the 2nd floor and in the Artisan
ANNA ENGELBRECHT: Midwest scenes: photography, gauche on canvas.
AMBER WILLIAMS: : mixed media Midwest scenes
EKKEHARD STOEVESAND: The Mississippi river in our area. Tractors. Oil on canvas. Genre: German Expressionist Abstract.
HUGH LIFSON: mixed media
ROBERT KAMECZURA: photography, ink and pencil on paper, and giclee.
The galleries will be open at 6.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Contributions may be sent to: The Institute for Cultural and Healing
Traditions, Ltd. 1530 Fifth. Avenue. Moline. IL 61265