Three-Day Summer Art Institute at UNH July 7 - 9, 2009
Media Contact:  Jody Record
UNH Media Relations
June 18, 2009

DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire department of art and art history and the Office of Professional Development & Training will offer a new, three-day summer art institute, "Drawing, Painting, and Sculpting the Human Figure," Tuesday through Thursday, July 7-9, 2009, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., in the Paul Creative Arts Center on the Durham campus. Cost of the institute is $279, including lunch.

Using a live model, the institute is designed for new or experienced artists interested in enhancing their art skills. Each day will be dedicated to approaching figurative art from a different medium: drawing, painting, and sculpting.

Assistant professor Benjamin Cariens will teach the unit on sculpting while instructors Suzanne Schireson and Shiao-Ping Wang will teach drawing and painting, respectively.

To register online go to or by phone at 603-862-2015.

For a complete description and list of supplies needed, go to the Professional Development & Training website

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea and space-grant university, UNH is the state's flagship public institution, enrolling 11,800 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students.

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