FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: March 21, 2013
CONTACT: Philip Lindsey, Associate Professor of Fine Arts
Phone: 717-264-4141, Ext. 3305
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Wilson College will host the exhibition,The Fluidity of Gender: Sculpture by Linda Stein, at the Bogigian Gallery, located on the second floor of Lortz Hall, through April 30.
The Fluidity of Gender: Sculpture by Linda Stein is a five-year traveling exhibition, stopping at 22 museums and college/university galleries nationwide through 2015.
Stein is founder and president of the nonprofit organization, Have Art: Will Travel! The focus of her work, in her words, has been, “to encourage constructive and empowering male/female gender roles leading to peace and equality.” Her aim is to expose and highlight sexism in the art world and beyond.
Stein has exhibited extensively since beginning her career as an artist in the 1980s. Her work can be found in public and private collections across the country and has been the subject of numerous newspaper, magazine and journal articles. She regularly lectures, screens films/video, and has appeared on film as well as television. She has a master’s degree from Pratt Institute and a bachelor’s degree from Queen’s College.
The exhibit is presented by Wilson’s Department of Fine Arts and Dance and sponsored by the Women’s Studies Program, Diversity Team and Office of Vice President for Academic Affairs/ Dean of the Faculty.
Bogigian Gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free. For additional information or an appointment, contact Philip Lindsey at 717-264-4141, Ext. 3305.
Founded in 1869, Wilson College is a liberal arts college offering bachelor’s degrees in 30 majors and master’s degrees in education and the humanities. Wilson has been named a “Best Value” college in its region for 11 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” for providing quality academics at an affordable price. The college has been ranked one of the best regional colleges for undergraduate education for nine straight years by U.S. News. Located in Chambersburg, Pa., the college had a fall 2012 enrollment of 695, which included 17 students from 9 foreign countries. Visit www.wilson.edu for more information.