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Arts Festival: Global Expressions

Events for the 2016 Arts Festival: Global Expressions have been announced.  This year’s festival is co-sponsored by the Office of International Programs.

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  • 6 p.m. Monday, March 14, “Latin Dance Night,” Arts Complex Rehearsal room, College of Arts and Sciences building, Middle Georgia State Macon Led by Dr. Maritza Bell-Corrales, featured below, associate professor of Spanish at Middle Georgia State. While teaching dance on the side, Bell-Corrales focuses on classroom-based research to improve the teaching of Spanish and other languages.

Maritza Bell-Corrales

  • 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, “French Painting,” Arts Complex Rehearsal room, College of Arts and Sciences building, Middle Georgia State Macon (Note: Middle Georgia State students get priority for easels.) Led by Shannon Riddle, featured below, Middle Georgia State lecturer of Art. Riddle is a painter with 20 years of experience in his medium.

Shannon Riddle

  • 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, “Ikebana Demonstration,” Dillard Hall, Middle Georgia State Cochran Ikebana is the traditional Japanese art of flower arranging. Led by Yuko Hancock, featured below, who has been studying at the Ichiyo School of Ikebana since 1997 and received her master instructor certificate in 2007. She promotes the unique aesthetic value of Ikebana exhibits in various art galleries.

Yuko Hancock(edit)

For more information about Arts Festival events, email Dr. Laura Thomason at laura.thomason@mga.edu or Dr. Sabrina Wengier at sabrina.wengier@mga.edu.

Campus maps and directions are at http://www.mga.edu/about/maps.aspx.

The Middle Georgia State Arts Festival brings artists, writers, dancers and musicians together to celebrate the arts. Each year’s festival is centered around a specific theme determined by the Arts Festival Committee, made up of members from the Department of English and the Department of Media, Culture & the Arts.