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Nov. 20, 2003

New York Sculptor Natalie Charkow Will Discuss Her Work Dec. 4

Sculptor Natalie Charkow will discuss her work and her career as an artist in a free public lecture, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4 in Room E109 of the University of Iowa Art Building.

An internationally known sculptor, Charkow teaches at the New York Studio School. She has had a one-person exhibition was at the Robert Schoelkopf Gallery in New York. She had done several public commissions, and her work is represented in numerous public and private collections. In April 2004, she will have a solo show at Lohin-Geduld Gallery in New York.

Charkow was born and raised in Philadelphia and graduated from the Tyler School of Fine Arts. After a year in Italy, she taught at Philadelphia College of Art, now called University of the Arts. Charkow has also taught at Bard College in New York City, was acting Chair of Sculpture at Indiana University and taught in the master of fine arts programs at Queens College CUNY, Boston University, and Yale University.

She returned to Italy for a year and a half on a Fulbright Fellowship in 1963. She lectures and gives critiques at art schools and university art master of fine arts programs across the country.

Charkow will appear at the UI as a guest of the School of Art and Art History, part of the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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