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February 25, 2003

Writer Linda Weintraub to Lead Creative Process Workshop at UMBC

UMBC's InterArts Program presents writer, curator and educator LindaWeintraub, who will conduct a mind-bending hands-on workshop onexploring the creative process.

Linda Weintraub served as Henry R. LuceProfessor of Emerging Arts at Oberlin College from 2000-2003. Weintraub isalso a Contributor to the international art journal Tema Celeste and the author ofIn The Making: Creative Options for Contemporary Artists (2003),Art on the Edge and Over: Searching for Art's Meaning in ContemporarySociety (1995, Insights Press). The exhibition Is It Art? wasmounted in conjunction with the book and toured nationally from 1995 and1997. From 1982 to 1993, Weintraub served as the first director of theEdith C. Blum Art Institute located on the Bard College campus where sheoriginated fifty exhibitions and published over twenty catalogues. She iscurator and co-author of Lo and Behold: Visionary Art in thePost-Modern Era, Process and Product: The Making of EightContemporary Masterworks, Landmarks: New Site Proposals by TwentyPioneers of Environmental Art, Art What Thou Eat: Images of Food inAmerican Art, and The Maximal Implications of the Minimal Line.Since leaving Bard College, Weintraub co-curated an internationallytouring exhibition entitled Animal. Anima. Animus with MarkettaSepalla and The Art of Body Crafting. Prior to her appointment atBard College, Ms. Weintraub was the Director of the Muhlenberg College artgallery. She has taught both contemporary art history and studio art andholds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Rutgers University.

Admission
Admission is free.

Telephone
General InterArts information: 410-455-3190
UMBC Artsline (24 hour recorded message): 410-455-ARTS
Media inquiries only: 410-455-3370

Web
UMBC Arts website: http://www.umbc.edu/arts
UMBC News Releases: http://www.umbc.edu/newsevents/oci/index.phtml?r=Art

Directions
From Baltimore and points north, proceed south on I-95 to exit 47B. Take Route 166 toward Catonsville and then follow signs to the University Center.

From I-695, take Exit 12C (Wilkens Avenue) and continue one-half mile to the entrance of UMBC at the roundabout intersection of Wilkens Avenue and Hilltop Road. Turn left and follow signs to the University Center.

From Washington and points south, proceed north on I-95 to Exit 47B. Take Route 166 toward Catonsville and then follow signs to the University Center.

Daytime metered visitor parking is available in Lot 10, near the Administration Building. Visitor parking regulations are enforced on all University calendar days. Hilltop Circle and all campus roadways require a parking permit unless otherwise marked.

Online campus map: http://www.umbc.edu/aboutumbc/campusmap/

Images for Media
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Posted by dwinds1 at February 25, 2003 12:00 AM