Media Advisory: Chinese Students Visit NMU for Language, Art

July 9, 2017

Marquette, Michigan – 19 students from Aba Teachers University in China will spend about two weeks at NMU for an English Language Institute focused on art. Faculty from NMU’s School of Art & Design will teach segments in ceramics, human-centered design, graphic design and painting. NMU’s English Language Institute will coordinate the cultural and language segments, which will also be held in the Art & Design Building.

The summer program is an extension of a re-established relationship between the assistant director of the School of Art & Design at Aba Teachers University and Daric Christian, associate dean of the NMU School of Art & Design.

A schedule of the art workshops follows. Language and culture sessions are from 9-11 a.m. on the same days. For more information, contact Christian at dachrist@nmu.edu or 250-6549 or Diana Vreeland of the English Language Institute at dvreelan@nmu.edu or 989-560- 4009.

Art Workshops Schedule (with faculty member); all rooms in the Art & Design Building

Ceramics (Brian Kakas): 1-3 p.m. July 10 and 11, room L02

Graphic Design (Keith Ellis): 1-3 p.m. July 12 and 13, room 65

Outdoor Painting (Taimur Cleary), 1-3 p.m. July 17 and 18, room 263

Product Design (Peter Pless), 1-3 p.m. July 19 and 20, room 171

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