KIA Hosts Free Art Lecture Featuring Tom Lollar

July 30, 6:30 pm

Posted: June 16, 2010
Source: Farrell Howe
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Phone: (269) 349-7775 ext. 3112

KIA Hosts Free Art Lecture Featuring Tom Lollar
June 30, 6:30 pm

Kalamazoo, MI - Wednesday, June 16, 2010. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to host guest art lecturer, Tom Lollar. The former director of the visual arts at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, as well as a renowned ceramicist and sculptor with a BFA and MA from Western Michigan will be giving a free public lecture at the KIA at 6:30 pm on June 30.

Lollar will discuss the visual arts at the Lincoln Center, the genesis of the List Print program and his experience working with commissioned artists. The lecture will culminate with a raffle drawing for Jamie Wyeth's The Gourd Tree. This framed, signed and numbered print is valued at more than $1,900 but it could be yours for $10! That's the price of a raffle ticket. Increase your odds by purchasing 3 raffle tickets for $25! Tickets will be available at the KIA until the drawing on Wednesday, June 30.

Wyeth Gourd Tree

Jamie Wyeth, The Gourd Tree, 2002, screen print. Lincoln Center/List Art Collection.

If you would like to order raffle tickets, please download this form, (PDF) call the KIA at (269) 349-7775 or contact us via email.

For more information regarding Tom Lollar, please visit his website at

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.