Press Release

Rasmussen College Hosts Public Artist Exhibitions At Its Lake Elmo/Woodbury Campus

Local College Invites Community to View the Work of Area Artists

August 9, 2010

Erin Werthman
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LAKE ELMO, Minn., (August 9, 2010) – Supporting the work of local artists, the Rasmussen College Lake Elmo/Woodbury campus will host an ongoing series of art exhibitions titled “What’s Your Cultural Legacy,” featuring multimedia artwork from area residents. The local community is encouraged to visit the College campus through August 26 to view the work of local artists Robert Glieden and Charles Robert Paige.

Glieden, a Carver, Minn., resident will unveil his collection of black and white photography depicting rural landscapes throughout Minnesota.  Paige, whose work has been classified as “Renaissance Art,” will showcase a series of paintings portraying the world through his eyes.

“Through campus programs like the artist exhibition series, Rasmussen College is able to maintain its ongoing mission to support the long-term needs of our students and the communities we collectively serve,” Rasmussen College Campus Director Phillip Kagol said. “Art is an important part of Lake Elmo’s history and we are proud to support area artists as they work to communicate their cultural legacy.”

WHAT:
Rasmussen College Artist Exhibition Series, “What’s Your Cultural Legacy”

WHEN:
Thursday, August 5 through Thursday, August 26
Campus Hours:
Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday – Saturday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

WHERE:
Rasmussen College Lake Elmo/Woodbury Campus
8565 Eagle Point Circle
Lake Elmo, MN 55042

Artists who are interested in showcasing their work at Rasmussen College can submit digital samples, along with a copy of their resume and statement of work to Erik.Ritter@Rasmussen.edu. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. For additional information about Rasmussen College, visit www.Rasmussen.edu.


ABOUT RASMUSSEN COLLEGE:
Rasmussen College is a regionally accredited private college and Public Benefit Corporation that is dedicated to changing lives through high-demand educational programs and public service. Rasmussen College offers Certificate and Diploma programs through Associate's and Bachelor's degrees online and across its 24 Midwest and Florida campuses in a supportive, student-centered and career-focused environment. Since 1900, Rasmussen College has been dedicated to being a primary contributor to the growth and development of the communities it serves. As a Benefit Corporation, Rasmussen College is committed to helping change lives through education and making a positive impact on society through public service and a variety of community-based initiatives. For more information about Rasmussen College, please visit www.Rasmussen.edu.

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