WRITER: NAREN MURTHY
CONTACT: WINSTON BARCLAY
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0073; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Nov. 8, 2001
UI Arts Share Program presented a painting workshop at Roosevelt School
in Iowa City
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Arts Share program presented a
painting and drawing after-school workshop, led by Greta Songe, on Thursday,
Nov. 1 for students at Roosevelt Elementary School in Iowa City. The workshop
was funded in part by a grant from Arts Share.
Songe is a graduate painter at the University of Iowa. A graduate of Louisiana
State University, she was the recipient of several art scholarships. Her work
has been exhibited in galleries and student art shows in Louisiana. She was
selected to attend the Drawing Marathon at the New York Studio School in the
summer of 2000, and she has participated in after-school programs in the Baton
The painting workshop at Roosevelt allowed kindergarten through sixth graders
to explore crayon-resist techniques to make colorful leaves for fall collages.
The UI Arts Share program provides artistic resources from the Iowa Center
for the Arts to schools and community organizations. The 2001 Arts Share roster
includes more than 70 faculty and graduate students in music, theater, dance,
the visual arts and creative writing.
For more information about the Arts Share program, call director Diane Kenney
Handler at (319) 335-1618 or send an e-mail to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
A free Arts Share program guide including artist roster is available at
the Arts Share office, 107 Theater Building, the University of Iowa, 52242.
For UI arts information and calendar updates, visit <www.uiowa.edu/artsiowa>.
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