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Visiting ISU artist Vaden to host lecture Feb. 8; Vaden’s work on display through Feb. 24

Posted February 2, 2010

The Idaho State University Pond Student Union will host a lecture and presentation by visiting artist Cerese Vaden at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in the Pond Student Union Wood River Room.

Vaden’s presentation will be followed by an opening reception for her work on display in the Pond Student Union Transition Gallery at 7 p.m.

Vaden exhibit poster.Her artwork will be on display in the Transition Gallery through Feb. 24.

Vaden graduated from Idaho State University with her Bachelor of Fine Art Degree in 1996 before going to receive her Master of Fine Arts Degree in painting/printmaking from Utah State University. She is now an associate professor of art at the University of Arizona.

Vaden says that her work “combines imagery that explores both my rural western upbringing and the cultural, social, and environmental issues that currently plague the region.”

For more information, contact Corinne McCullough at (208) 282-3451 or email