Whitworth Communications

For Immediate Release

April 25, 2006

Printmaker to Give Lecture, Lead Book-Making Workshops at Whitworth

Esme Guenther, a Whitworth alumna and visiting artist in printmaking at the college, will present a lecture on Tuesday, May 2, at 7 p.m. in the Koehler Gallery, located in the Fine Arts Building at Whitworth College. Admission is free.

Guenther will also lead book-making workshops on Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7, from 1-5 p.m., in the Fine Arts Building. The workshops are free and open to the public; reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations for one of the workshops, please call (509) 777-3258.

After graduating from Whitworth in 2002, Guenther completed her M.F.A. in printmaking at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Guenther's upcoming Whitworth events are hosted by The Loop Press at Whitworth College; her workshops are funded in part through a National Endowment for the Arts Grant, which supports Whitworth's Visiting Artists in Printmaking Program.

Located in Spokane, Wash., Whitworth is a private, liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The college enrolls 2,400 students in more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs.

Contacts:

Scott Kolbo, associate professor of art, Whitworth College, (509) 777-4711 or skolbo@whitworth.edu.

Julie Riddle, public information officer, Whitworth College, (509) 777-3729 or jriddle@whitworth.edu.

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