March 29, 2006

LEWISBURG, Pa. — Rosalyn Richards, professor of art at Bucknell University, has been honored with an invitation to present a lecture about her work at the Print Center in Philadelphia on June 13.

The lecture, scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. at 1614 Latimer St., is part of the Print Center's lunch box lecture series, an opportunity for artists, collectors, and art appreciators to come together and discuss prints.

Richards also has received a juror's and purchase award from Purdue University's 15th Biennial North American Small Print Competition. Juror Peter Olson of the Northern Illinois University Art Museum selected 61 works out of 603 entries and awards were given to 15 works.

Richards' work, "Circulation", will be added to the Purdue University Galleries collection in West Lafayette, Ind.

A member of the Bucknell faculty since 1982, Richards holds degrees from Rhode Island School of Design and Yale University's School of Art. She taught at the University of Central Florida and Dartmouth College before coming to Bucknell.

Her work is included in the permanent collections of the Chicago Art Institute, the Brooklyn Museum and the Yale University Art Gallery, among others.

Recent one-person exhibitions of her work have been at the Howard County Center for the Arts near Baltimore; Anita Shapolsky Gallery in New York; The Village Gallery in New Delhi, India; the Franz Bader Gallery in Washington, D.C.; Artemisia Gallery in Chicago, Ill.; and Anchor Graphics in Chicago, Ill.

She has received several awards, including the Cook Award from Bucknell, the Rosenhouse Award and the Vera List Award from the Society of American Graphic Artists, the Lindquist Award from Arkansas State University and fellowships from the Ragdale Foundation and the Virginia Center for Creative Arts. A recent fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts in 2004 held produce a catalog for the exhibition at Anchor Graphics.

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Story posted March 28, 2006

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