Art Exhibit on Display at Mount Union
January 02, 2012
Art by Diane Belfiglio entitled “An Artist’s Journey” will be on display in the Crandall Art Gallery on the University of Mount Union’s campus from January 9 – 30. An artists’ reception also will be held on Thursday, January 12 from 4 to 6 p.m.
Artist Belfiglio is an adjunct professor at Walsh University and teaches art privately through her own studio. Her work is included in 12 corporate art collections and numerous private collections including singer Patti LaBelle. In addition, her work is in the permanent collections of the Itchiku Kubota Art Museum in Tokyo, Japan, The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio and the National First Ladies Library in Canton, Ohio. Currently, Belfiglio’s art is on display at the Governor's Office and residence in Columbus, Ohio.
Belfiglio earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drawing, painting and graphics from The Ohio State University and a Master of Fine Arts degree in painting from Syracuse University. In 1980, she was awarded a $6,000 Aid-to-Individual-Artists Fellowship Grant from the Ohio Arts Council. Since then, Belfiglio has received several professional awards and has exhibited in more than 150 group and solo shows regionally, nationally and internationally. Over the years, she has taught at Syracuse University, Kent State University and the University of Akron and has been affiliated with galleries in Detroit, Philadelphia, New York City and Cleveland.
For more information on Belfiglio, visit www.belfiglio.com.
The University of Mount Union’s Crandall Art Gallery is free and open to the public. It is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. For more information about the exhibit, contact Margo Miller, associate professor of art at Mount Union and director of the Gallery, at (330) 823-2086.