Chesterton, Purdue University North Central professor
emerita, will give a visual presentation, “Richard Hunt: A
Sculptor for Our Time” on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. at
the Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. 2nd St., Michigan
City. The Event is sponsored by the Lubeznik Center for
the Arts and the Purdue North Central Odyssey 2007-08 Arts
and Cultural Events Series.
Midwestern artist Richard Hunt is acclaimed
internationally for his soaring figures of flight and
freedom. Chesterton’s presentation will include examples
of his major works that may be seen in Indiana, Michigan
Chesterton will also offer insight into Hunt’s life and
work in his defining years as a student at the Art
Institute of Chicago; the key influences that the work of
Picasso, Gonzalez and David Smith had on his work; and
Hunt’s use of modern, industrial materials and methods.
Chesterton has recently presented ”Sculpture of the 20th
and 21st Centuries” and “Trio - Three Looks at American
Art” in cooperation with the Lubeznik Center. She has
extensive knowledge and experience in art history and
education having worked with the Des Moines Art Center and
written for and lectured at the Milwaukee Museum of Art.
She was director of education at the Dayton Art Institute
and has a Master of
in Literature and Art History from the University of
“Richard Hunt: Past & Present”, on display in the Lubeznik
Center for the Arts’ Hyndman Gallery from September 15
through December 9, features work from Hunt’s illustrious
career, highlighting examples of the sculptor’s work from
the 1970’s to present. Exhibit pieces include a range of
major commissions, tiny maquettes, mid-size studio pieces,
photographic murals, drawings and prints. Public Reception
is Saturday October 6 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Gallery Hours
are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, and
weekends from 11:00 to 4:00.
Also join us for other educational programs in conjunction
with the “Richard Hunt: Past & Present” exhibit:
• September 20 at 7:00 pm – Women of Purpose & Power Choir
performs gospel music.
• September 29 at 2:00 pm – Family Sculpture-Making
A $3 donation is requested for educational programs unless
otherwise indicated, and LCA members are admitted free.
All events are Chicago time.
Further information about exhibits or events contact the
Lubeznik Center by phone at 219-874-4900, email
email@example.com or visit
www.lubeznikcenter.org. Information about the
Odyssey Arts and Cultural Series can be obtained by
contacting Judy Jacobi, PNC director of marketing at
1800-872-1231 ext. 5593.
The Jack and Shirley
Lubeznik Center for the Arts
101 W. 2nd St.
Michigan City, IN 46360
Hours: Tu - Fri 10-5, Sat & Sun
11-4, closed Mon.