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Lopez conducts holography workshop and demonstrations

March 3, 2004

KALAMAZOO--Michigan artist Jesus Lopez will be a visiting sculptor at the Western Michigan University School of Art, conducting a holography workshop with sculpture students at Knollwood Sculpture Annex from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, March 15, 22, and 29. The public is welcome to observe.

Lopez has exhibited holograms regionally at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts and in a solo show at the Krasl Art Center in St. Joseph, Mich. Since 1996, he has been an Artist in Residence at the Richard Hunt Studio Center in Benton Harbor, Mich. He also manages the facility, has a holography studio, and is an assistant to Richard Hunt.

Born in Mexico, Lopez has attended five colleges and universities obtaining degrees in painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, industrial design, mathematics and physics. He came to the U.S. to study holography with Edward Wesley at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Besides exhibiting broadly, he regularly conducts workshops and seminars teaching holography.

For additional information, contact the School of Art Exhibitions Office at (269) 387-2455.

Media contact: Jackie Ruttinger, 269 387-2455, jacquelyn.ruttinger@wmich.edu

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