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Feb. 20: Artist's Lecture by David Schwen

Presentation will be in Ostrander Auditorium.

2017-02-23
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 2-14-2017

Mankato, Minn. – Designer David Schwen is the next featured artist in Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Art Enrichment and Andreas Endowment Residency and Lecture Series, and he will present an artist’s lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20 in Centennial Student Union’s Ostrander Auditorium.

Schwen’s lecture is free and open to the public.

Schwen will be artist-in-residence from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 20-21 in the Nelson Hall graphics labs on campus. He will work with students on creating innovative content for social media.

According to the bio he provided, after a decade working in advertising, Schwen decided it was time to set out on his own. Over the past five years, as the founder and creative director of Dschwen LLC (@dschwen), he has garnered new business by constantly creating and sharing passion projects. With a large social media following, Schwen receives immediate feedback on his work, while simultaneously demonstrating capabilities to potential clients.

For more information, call the Minnesota State Mankato Department of Art at 507-389-6412. The complete 2016-2017 Conkling Gallery Schedule, list of artist residencies and lecture series is located online.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,110 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which comprises 31 state institutions. 

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