The public is invited to view Anoka-Ramsey Community College art faculty work at the Banfill-Lock Center for the Arts (6666 East River Rd., Fridley, Minn.). The opening reception is Friday, Aug. 29, 6 to 9 p.m. The work will then remain on exhibit through Sept. 28, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Anoka-Ramsey hosts numerous award-winning faculty members, several of whom are well known regionally, nationally and internationally. As educators, the art faculty is dedicated to exposing students to the process of working artists and the various outlets for their work, such a Banfill-Locke.
Work, such as this photograph titled, "Kentucky Avenue," by Anoka-Ramsey Community College Art faculty Laura Migliorino will appear in an exhibit at Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts opening Friday, Aug. 29 and running through Sept. 28.
Further, as part of its commitment to the arts and educational excellence, Anoka-Ramsey also offers an associate of fine arts degree program to provide students with extensive studio experience and a solid grounding in art history and visual theory. The program incorporates the Minnesota transfer curriculum, facilitating easy transfer to four-year institutions.
Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts is dedicated to providing inspiration, enrichment, enjoyment, opportunities and education through the arts. Recognizing that art is a powerful tool for the cultivation of a strong, healthy, community, the center strives to support and encourage the work of developing, such as Anoka-Ramsey students, and established artists, such as Anoka-Ramsey art faculty.
For more information about Anoka-Ramsey Community College faculty, art classes or the associate of fine art degree program, visit www.AnokaRamsey.edu.
ABOUT ANOKA-RAMSEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Anoka-Ramsey Community College, with campuses in Cambridge and Coon Rapids, has been a leading provider of higher education and training in East Central Minnesota since 1978 and the north suburban area of Minneapolis/St. Paul since 1965. Annually, the college serves more than 10,000 learners of all ages as they pursue associate degrees that transfer as the first two years of a bachelor's degree, or certificate programs that lead immediately to rewarding careers. In fiscal year 2007, the Continuing Education and Customized Training division generated more than 5,570 registrations in both credit and non-credit courses. Anoka-Ramsey Community College is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, which includes 32 institutions on 53 campuses.