Faculty art exhibit features rural landscapes, interiors, still life
November 9, 2010
Lisle, Illinois ~ The paintings of Benedictine University Fine Arts professor William Scarlato will be on display in the Second Floor Gallery of the Kindlon Hall of Learning through December 22.
The exhibit, titled "Outside the Studio, and Back in Again," features rural landscapes, interiors, still life and difficult pictures created by Scarlato during a recent sabbatical. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
Running concurrently, a Student Exhibition featuring the Antique Doll Collection of Michael Albanese and a series of Antique Doll Photographs by Beatrice K. Turner will be held in the lower level of the Krasa Student Center.
The Department of Music presents its annual "Festival of the Arts" on Saturday, December 4 in School Hall, Room 101 featuring a prep recital at 1:00 p.m., a voice recital at 2:00 p.m. and the Benedictine University Concert Band at 4:00 p.m. The annual "Lessons and Carols" celebration at St. Procopius Abbey featuring readings and the musical talents of Benedictine faculty and students will be held beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 5.
For more information about the art exhibitions, contact the Department of Fine Arts at (630) 829-6274. For more information about the concerts at Benedictine University, call the Department of Music at (630) 829-6320.
Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 53 undergraduate majors, 13 graduate and four doctorate programs. Benedictine University is ranked as a Top School in the Midwest (eighth in Illinois) for Master’s Universities, 11th in the Midwest (and sixth in Illinois) for Racial Diversity, and as a Top School for International Students, Freshmen Retention and Graduation Rate for 2010 by U.S. News & World Report.