SJC Welcomes Artist Krie Alden

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - November 7, 2013 - The St. Joseph’s College (SJC) Council for the Arts is pleased to announce that it will showcase the works of Brooklyn artist Krie Alden from November 14 - 27. This exhibit will be on display in the Alumni Room Gallery in Tuohy Hall at 245 Clinton Avenue in Brooklyn. A gallery talk with the artist will take place on Thursday, November 14 at 12:40 p.m. with a reception on Wednesday, November 20 from 5:30 - 8 p.m.. Regular gallery hours are Tuesdays 5 - 7 p.m., Saturdays 12 - 3 p.m. or by appointment.

Krie Alden was born in New York and raised in Northern California. After graduating from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a B.S. in Kinesiology, she moved to New York City to pursue acting as a career. In NYC, she found the need to transform action into image and began by studying at the Art Students League in New York where her style began to emerge. Her collection of work includes paintings, objects, music, photography, installations and assemblages. As an artist, she has come home to herself.

These events are free and open to the public. For more information regarding this event, private viewings or the Council for the Arts, contact Stacey Temple, director of the Council for the Arts at 718.940.5971.

Founded by SJC President S. Elizabeth A. Hill, C.S.J., J.D., the Council for the Arts is a coalition of students, faculty members and staff who serve as a focal point for St. Joseph’s College’s educational and community outreach programming in the arts. By expanding and integrating campus arts activities, the Council seeks to enhance the public image of the College as a cultural center in Brooklyn and aims to make arts and cultural events more accessible to its students and area neighbors.

About St. Joseph's College

St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.

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