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The Lycoming College Art Department will host visiting artist William Powhida's "Multiples" from March 1-April 1 in the College's Art Gallery in Snowden Library. An artist reception and gallery talk will be held Friday, March 23, from 4-5:30 p.m.
"Multiples" is an exhibition of prints and multiples in a variety of media, including etchings, silkscreens, digital print editions and drawings. Powhida's exhibit sheds light on the hidden, unspoken and private practices and rituals of the art world, while also commenting on his own struggles within the fiercely competitive field.
Powhida earned his M.F.A in painting from Hunter College in 2002. In addition to his work as a visual artist, he is a former art critic. Powhida has exhibited internationally and his work has been discussed in The New York Times, Art Forum and Art in America.
Founded in 1812 and celebrating its bicentennial during the 2011-12 academic year, Lycoming College is a national liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. It offers 35 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report. Located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation. For more information, visit www.lycoming.edu.