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Biganess Livingstone

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Noted Artist, Biganess Livingstone, to Speak at UWFox

"In her years here at UWFox, Biganess Livingstone inspired many students to continue their study in the visual arts," according to Max Schultz, Director of the Bohrod Gallery at the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley. Livingstone returns to the UWFox campus for a lecture / gallery talk on Monday night, May 7, at 6:30 p.m. Her presentation takes place in the Bohrod Gallery.

In addition, some of her work is being exhibited at the Allen/Thomas Gallery (Neenah) through June 30. More information about the "Bold and Biganess Exhibit" can be obtained by calling the Allen/Thomas Gallery at 920-969-1947.

Livingstone taught art at UWFox from 1976 to 1993, earning the rank of Professor of Art. She currently holds the title of "Professor Emerita of Art," within the UW System.

Additionally, she served as Regional Director of the "City Spirit Grant" (Hanover, NH). She was President of the New Hampshire Art Association (Concord, NH), and was "Artist in Residence" and Assistant Professor of Art at Newton College (MA). She also was a Lecturer in Art at Colby Sawyer College (NH).

She earned her Master's Degree in Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She also has a Master's Degree in Philosophy from Newton College (MA). She obtained her Bachelor's Degree from the Massachusetts College of Art (Boston).

Livingstone has won numerous honors for her artistic efforts. Many of her works have been displayed at group shows and solo exhibitions in California and Wisconsin. Her work has been exhibited in collections shown in Chicago, New York City, Washington, D.C., Concord (NH), Cambridge (MA), and Madison (WI).

She is listed in the "Who's Who in American Art" (1994), "International Directory of Arts" (1985), and "Women Artists in America II" (1975).

Livingstone's presentation is free and open to the public. The University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley is located at 1478 Midway Road, Menasha, between S. Oneida St. on the east, S. Appleton Road on the west, and just south of Hwy. #441.

Posted 4/27/2001