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.


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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