St. Norbert College Hosts “Yard: The Art Of Craig Blietz”

Friday, March 1, to Friday, March 29

From St. Norbert College, February 15, 2013
by Stefanie Trinkl, stefanie.trinkl@snc.edu, 920-403-3089

St. Norbert College art department will host an exhibit by Craig Blietz from Friday, March 1, to Friday, March 29, in the Baer Gallery of the college's Bush Art Center.

"Yard: The Art of Craig Blietz" focuses on the rural environment of Wisconsin, its iconic farm animals and what they suggest about the landscape, their caregivers and human sustenance.

Blietz received his bachelor's from the University of Denver and continued his studies in art centers in Europe and the United States. He has exhibited his work in numerous museum exhibitions and won the Director's Choice Award for his painting "Pastoral Dreaming" in 2010.

The exhibit is free and the gallery is open to the public Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information, contact St. Norbert's art curator, Shan Bryan-Hanson, at 920-403-3072, or e-mail shan.bryan-hanson@snc.edu.