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Student Sketchbooks on Display through Nov. 14, 2013

Works from 6th Annual Sketchbook Event Highlighted in Library Exhibit

Posted 11.01.13 by Marianne Sade

detail of sketchbook drawing by Louis Fratino

Sketchbooks are an integral, and often very private, part of an artist’s creative process. It is usually rare that others get a glimpse at the personal process... except for once a year at MICA.

The latest exhibit from Decker Library features sketchbooks selected from the 6th MICA Sketchbook Annual, which was recently held in the Falvey Hall foyer. This annual event is sponsored by the Drawing and Painting Departments celebrating sketchbooks and journals. Students and faculty also viewed some of the jewels from MICA's Decker Library book collection on this theme. The library has partnered by providing a selection to accompany the students’ work for the past several years.

This event, as in the past, was open to students who are invited to show their journals, which were displayed on tables for all to view. Also featured were several sketchbooks by faculty members.

Students with books on display are:
Mariel Acosta
Elissa Buchalter
Christianna Clark
Allie DeStefano
Kate FitzGerrell
Louis Fratino
Sophia Friedman-Pappas
Yun Joo Hyun
Steven Johnston
Elizabeth Lilly
Erin L. McCoy
Liora Ostroff
Melanie Ruston
Jamiee Shim
Margaux Siegel
Anna Silina
Mike Thomas
Michael Uckotter
Gabrielle Velez
Susan Walther
London Zhang

The display in the upstairs and lower level cases will run from November 1 - 14, 2013 (the lower level cases hold books from the Decker Library collection).

Image information
Thumbnail and above, details of sketchbook pages by Louis Fratino.



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