MONROE, Mich. – Monroe County Community College will host a demonstration, presentation and month-long public display by Ted Vassar, a retired faculty member who taught art at the college for 47 years.
The lecture will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 5-6 p.m. in Room 165 of the Audrey M. Warrick Student Services/Administration Building on MCCC’s Main Campus. The presentation will take place immediately after from 6:15-7:15 p.m. in the atrium of the La-Z-Boy Center.
In addition, Vassar’s work will be on public display from March 13-April 30 in the MCCC Library, which is located in the Campbell Learning Resource Center on the college’s Main Campus at 1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe.
Both the lecture and the display are free and open to the public.
The MCCC Library is open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Friday and 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Saturday. It is closed on Sunday.
Vassar has won numerous awards for his works and has held many elected positions with the Ohio Watercolor Society. He is also a member of the Northwest Ohio Watercolor Society, Toledo Artists Club and the Lenawee Council for the Visual Arts. His award winning works can be seen in many institutional, corporate and private collections.
The Visiting Artists Series is presented by MCCC and The Foundation at MCCC. It is a component of the college’s 2018-19 Campus/Community Events Season, which is sponsored by The Foundation at MCCC, La-Z-Boy Inc., DTE Energy Foundation, Monroe Bank & Trust and Consumers Energy.