Lezon to speak as part of LPCA College Day

LAKE PLACID - Fine Arts Professor and Photographer Sue Lezon from SUNY Plattsburgh will be the Keynote presenter at the 17th annual Adirondack Art Career/College Day on Friday, Feb. 11, at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. The event is sponsored by the New York State Art Teacher Association, Arts Council for the Adirondacks, and the Lake Placid Center for the Arts.

North Country High School juniors and seniors interested in art related careers are invited to attend an event that will give them a look at art careers through conversations with producing artists. Topics will include development and review of portfolios, career information and job experiences, and reviews with college and art school representatives.

Representatives from Colleges and Arts Schools registered to attend are Cazenovia, Clinton Community College, Mohawk Valley Community College, Montserrat College of Art, North Country Community College, New Hampshire Institute of Art, North Country Community College, Pratt Institute, SUNY Plattsburgh, and SUNY Potsdam.

Regional artists/designers participating in student workshops are Tim Fortune, Painter, Fortune Gallery; Joshua Kretser, Designer, p.o.d. Studios; David Monette, freelance Illustrator; and Gail Brill, Calligrapher.

Anyone interested in additional information or walk-in registration should contact ACNA's Director, Caroline Thompson: artsco@westelcom.com, or call 962-8778.

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