Michael Loderstedt and Noel Reifel Featured in Crandall Art Gallery Exhibit at Mount Union College

April 13, 2010

Artists Michael Loderstedt and Noel Reifel will have works of art showcased in Mount Union College's Crandall Art Gallery November 2 ' December 12.

Michael Loderstedt

Loderstedt earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in printmaking and drawing at East Carolina University and a masters of fine arts degree in painting and sculpting at Kent State University.

Loderstedt returned to Kent State in 1988 as an adjunct assistant professor and since 2002 has been an associate professor of classes including the Graduate Seminar, Graduate Printmaking, Drawing I, II, and III and Fine Art Photography.

Loderstedt has permanent collections at the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Akron Art Museum, Hiram College, B.F. Goodrich Headquarters in Charlotte, NC, the Cleveland Public Library and Kaiser Permanente of Ohio as well as numerous one-person and group exhibits throughout Ohio.

Reifel earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in cinegraphics and book arts at Pratt Institute in New York City and a master of fine arts degree from Kent State University with a major in sculpture.

He has had teaching experience as an adjunct instructor at Pratt Institute, an instructor at the Printmaking Workshop in New York City and is currently an associate professor of art at Kent State University.

Since the mid-1970s, Reifel's work has been exhibited in 230 shows and 50 traveling venues. Reifel's work leans both toward classicism and romanticism. It concentrates primarily on intaglio print and ranges from traditional to experimental.

An opening reception will be held Thursday November 2 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Crandall Gallery, located at the corner of Simpson Street and Union Avenue between Cope Musical Hall and Rodman Playhouse, is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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