NORTH NEWTON, KAN. -- Printmaking professor Lloyd Menard will present a slide lecture and studio demonstration at Bethel College as part of the Greer Fine Arts Visiting Artist Series. His slide lecture, "Forty Years of Teaching and It's Time to Graduate," will be presented at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 15 in Krehbiel Auditorium of the Fine Arts Center on the North Newton campus. Menard’s demonstration, "Collagraphs and Plexiglas Monotypes," is set for 2 p.m., Friday, April 16 in Franz Art Center. The public is invited to both the lecture and demonstration. Admission is free.
Menard is a professor of art at the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, where he teaches drawing and papermaking. He has directed summer print and paper workshops in South Dakota for more than 20 years.
Menard’s work is in many university and corporate collections, and he has exhibited in dozens of invitational, solo and group exhibitions. He received his bachelor of fine arts degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and his master of fine arts degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Amparo Goering, Wichita, and her husband, the late Robert C. Goering, established the Milford E. Greer Fine Arts Endowment fund at Bethel College in memory of artist Milford E. Greer, Jr. Each year since 1979, the endowment has brought one or more visiting artists to the Bethel College campus.
For more information about Lloyd Menard's presentations at Bethel College, contact Gail Lutsch, professor of art, at (316) 284 - 5222.