Florida Southern College presents award-winning graphics from AIGA
LAKELAND, Fla. (Jan. 5, 2005) - Florida Southern College will present an exhibition of award-winning graphics from the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) in the Melvin Art Gallery beginning Jan. 14 and running through Feb. 11. Robert Recht, Florida Southern's director of graphic design, will discuss the exhibition at the opening reception to be held Jan. 14 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Each year AIGA, the professional association for communication design, selects the best commercial design projects in the country. The selection includes books, posters, websites and other contemporary design work.
The Melvin Art Gallery is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and during intermissions of most performances of the FSC Fine Arts Series.
About Florida Southern College
Founded in 1885, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive, United Methodist college with a liberal arts core. The college maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 38 undergraduate majors and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio, provides strong student/faculty mentorship programs, boasts 24 NCAA Division II national championships, and is ranked by U. S. News and World Report as one of the top ten Southern Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelors. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is the home of the world's largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.