CONTACT: PETER ALEXANDER
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0072; fax (319) 384-0024
UI CAMPUS NOTES -- IOWA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
VISITING PRINTMAKER FROM SARAJEVO FEB. 7-8 -- Printmaker Enid Poskovic
will present public lectures as a guest artist at the University of Iowa
School of Art and History Sunday and Monday, Feb. 7-8. The lectures will
-- "The Art of Endi Poskovic," a slide lecture illustrating
his own work, at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7 in Room E109 of the UI Art Building;
-- "Printmaking in Eastern Europe" at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8
in Room E109 of the UI Art Building.
Both lectures will be open to the public free of charge.
A native of Sarajevo, Bosnia, Poskovic has exhibited in more than 120
solo and group exhibitions throughout Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Asia,
Australia, the United States and Cuba. He studied in Germany and Norway
and graduated with separate degrees from the Sarajevo School of Applied
Arts, the Sarajevo School of Music and the Sarajevo Academy of Fine Arts.
He also holds an MFA from the State University of New York and Buffalo.
As a musician, Poskovic joined the folklore company and orchestra "Miljenko
Cvitkovic" of Sarajevo in 1986. He performed with the group at music
festivals in France, Luxembourg, Italy, Germany, Turkey, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia,
Austria, Greece and Switzerland.
Poskovic currently lives and works in the Los Angeles area, where he
teaches printmaking at Whittier College. He had prior teaching positions
at Ball State University in Indiana, the State University of New York and
in Norway. He has lectured on his work at colleges and universities across
the United States and Europe.
Poskovic's visit to the UI campus is sponsored by the printmaking area
of the School of Art and Art History.