Printfest 2019 Artist Talk + Panel Discussion + Retirement Reception with April Katz
A retirement reception for April Katz, Morrill Professor of art and visual culture (printmaking), will be held in conjunction with a reception for Measured Perceptions, an exhibition of her work, from 6–8 p.m. Thursday, May 30, in the Community Gallery at the Octagon Center for the Arts in downtown Ames.
Katz will give an artist’s talk from 6 to 6:20 p.m. and moderate a panel discussion with Dawn Bratsch-Prince, associate provost for faculty and professor of Spanish, and Daniel Klass, world languages and social studies teacher at Ames High School, from 6:30 to 7 p.m., followed by the reception from 7 to 8 p.m.
Measured Perceptions will run May 25 through July 13. A concurrent exhibition, Twenty Years: April Katz and the Expanded ISU Printmaking Community, will run May 25 through Aug. 17 in the Octagon Main Gallery on the third floor. A public reception for both shows will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 7, in conjunction with the Ames Art Walk.
Both exhibitions are a part of Printfest 2019, a celebration of the ISU printmaking program, which features panel discussions and printmaking demonstrations by Katz, current students and alumni of the program.
Art event in Ames, IA by Octagon Center for the Arts on Thursday, May 30 2019