U of M, Crookston Assistant Professor Sonia Spaeth one of featured artists in exhibit at East Grand Forks Campbell Library; Artists Reception Monday, Sept. 13, 2010 at 6:30 p.m.

The East Grand Forks Campbell Library is hosting an artist reception featuring a number of artists from the area on Monday, September 13, 2010. The reception, scheduled for 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., will kick off the "Autumn Colors Art Exhibit" which runs from September 13 through October 16. The exhibit will highlight the talents of Author and Poet Lois Millette, Musician Sally Morris, and Artist in Residence Pat Danielson.

 Art work will be exhibited from several different types of media and features visual artists from Sonia Spaeth-painting 9158.jpgCrookston and the surrounding area including John Gilstad, Lisa Hatlestad, Ross Hier, Marita Kendig, Mary LaFrance, Hyley Lee, Sue Neufeld, Gary Stegman, Sonia Spaeth (at left), and the Sisters of Mount Saint Benedict. Spaeth, assistant professor in the Liberal Arts and Education Department, teaches art at the University of Minnesota, Crookston.
The artwork can be viewed during the library's regular hours:
Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers 29 bachelor's degree programs, 18 minors, and more than 40 concentrations, including several online degrees, in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of about 1,300 undergraduates from more than 25 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit www.umcrookston.edu.

Contact: Sonia Spaeth, assistant professor, 218-281-8280 (sspaeth@umn.edu); Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu)