Efroymson Sponsored Visiting Artist Ceramic Artist Todd Matteson at UE

Posted: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The University of Evansville Art Department is presenting an exhibit of the work of ceramic artist Todd Matteson in the Melvin Peterson Gallery from February 9 - February 27. He will be presenting a public lecture on Thursday, February 12 at 7 p.m. in the Peterson Gallery. Matteson will also be offering a lecture and demonstration for students. The exhibit and lectures are sponsored by the Efroymson family fund.

Matteson is a UE graduate and has degrees from Purdue University and Kansas State University. He is currently an associate professor of art and Chair of the Art Department at Lourdes University. During his career at Lourdes, he has taught all levels of ceramics and sculpture, 3-D and 2-D design and many art history courses.  He is the recipient of several awards, including Faculty Advisor of the Year, Faculty Excellence Award, the San Domiano Award for Service Learning and the Excellence in Education award from Ohio Magazine.

The Melvin Peterson Gallery is located at the corner of Lincoln and Weinbach Avenues. Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from noon until 3:00 p.m., and Wednesday and Thursday from noon until 6:00 p.m. The gallery is closed Sundays.

For more information on the exhibit and lectures, please call 812-488-2043.

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