Lycoming art faculty member wins award at San Francisco Film Awards

Lycoming art faculty member wins award at San Francisco Film Awards

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Lycoming College professor of art, Lynn Estomin, recently won an Award of Merit at the San Francisco Film Awards for her documentary "Fashion To Die For." Her documentary was a part of a larger exhibit, "SHAME," that draws attention to the human rights violations in the global textile industry.

"Fashion to Die For" was shown at Bucknell University's Samek Art Museum and Downtown Art Gallery from Jan. 13 - March 16. It was also featured March 14 at the symposium, "Women’s Rights to Dignity, Security and Justice: The Rana Plaza Collapse" and "Triangle Fire: Consequences and Accountability," at Fordham University School of Law at Lincoln Center, New York, New York.

Estomin teaches graphic design, digital imaging, web design and interactive media at Lycoming College. She creates art about gender, social issues and the environment. Her award-winning documentaries have been screened at international film festivals and broadcast on PBS. Her websites and interactive art have won awards from Adobe, the Webby Awards, Site of the Day and Canadian Web Association.

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