Hendrix to Host Visiting Artist Dustyn Bork

bork_structure_1-SMALLCONWAY, Ark. (August 28, 2013) – The Hendrix College Department of Art will host "The plan keeps coming up again," a solo painting and printmaking exhibition by visiting artist Dustyn Bork.

Bork, an assistant professor of art at Lyon College, earned his master’s degree in printmaking from Indiana University, Bloomington in 2002 and his bachelor’s degree in printmaking from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor in 1999.

The exhibition opens Monday, Sept. 02 in the Art Building A Gallery and runs through Friday, Sept. 27. The exhibition is open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Bork will discuss his solo exhibition and career as an artist whose oeuvre is mixed media painting and printmaking on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 5 p.m. in Art Building A Room A110. There will be a reception in the gallery following the talk.

On Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 10:10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Bork will present "Alternative Material Printing," a demonstration of relief print and monoprint techniques using alternative materials such as builder's foam and other construction supplies.  The demonstration will be held in Art Building B Room B107.

The exhibition, artist talk, and demonstration are free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Hendrix art professor Melissa Gill at 501-505-1562 or gill@hendrix.edu.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country’s best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.

About the Image:
Title: Structure no. 1
Dimensions: 24" x 18"
Year: 2013
Media: Acrylic with serigraphy on panel
Copyright: Dustyn Bork, all rights reserved, used with permission