Kalamazoo Art League Hosts Deanna Morse

Lecture on animation as art.

Posted: November 25, 2009
Source: Farrell Howe
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November 26, 2009

Kalamazoo Art League Hosts Deanna Morse
Lecture on animation as art.

Kalamazoo, MI - Thursday, November 26, 2009. Kalamazoo Art League is hosting an art lecture with Deanna Morse, vice president for ASIFA International, the oldest international organization of animators, on Wednesday, December 9, 2009.

The talk begins at 10 a.m. Admission is free to Kalamazoo Art League members, $10 general admission, and $3 for students from WMU, K College, KVCC and the Kirk Newman Art School with ID. A reception following the presentation is included in admission.

Morse will offer a colorful presentation on the popular art form of animation in conjunction with the KIA exhibition The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons which will open on December 12th.

As an artist and educator, Morse has judged dozens of film festivals, while producing more than 30 films and videos. Her diverse work has been broadcast on Sesame Street and is represented in many prestigious permanent collections, including that of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In addition, Morse is a film/video professor at Grand State Valley University.

Membership in the Kalamazoo Art League is open to any member of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Benefits include free admission to all Art League programs, priority reservations for DepARTures trips to private collections and other museums, and invitations to additional social events. Membership to the Kalamazoo Art League costs $35.

For more information about Art League or the Deanna Morse lecture, please contact the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at (269) 349-7775.

The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is a nonprofit art museum and school. Since 1924, the institute has offered art classes and free-admission programming, including exhibitions, lectures, events, activities and a permanent collection. The KIA's mission is to cultivate the creation and appreciation of the visual arts for the communities of West Michigan.