August 15, 2007
St John’s University’s Department of Fine Arts presents:
Prints & Books: Artist Collaborations with Printmaker Ruth
Lingen at the Dr. M.T.
Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery on the University’s Queens Campus
beginning August 20.
This exhibition features the artistic collaborations between
noted printmaker Ruth Lingen and some of today’s most influential
artists including Chuck Close, Jim Dine and Kiki Smith.
Lingen, a master printer who started Poote Press in 1982, has
worked with some of the world’s greatest artists to publish limited
edition books using her unique techniques for bookbinding and
papermaking. Her work has been exhibited in The Metropolitan
Museum of Art, and The Art Institute of Chicago, as well as
libraries throughout the country.
This exhibition is free of charge and open to the public.
August 20 – October 5, 2007
Dr. M.T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery
Sun Yat Sen Hall
St. John’s University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Tuesday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, September 5, 2007, 6 - 8 p.m.
For more information on this exhibit, or for directions please
call (718) 990-7476.
For media inquires, please contact Elizabeth Reilly, Assistant
Director of Media Relations, St. John’s University at (718)
990-5789, or e-mail inquires to firstname.lastname@example.org.