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The King by Stefanie Rocknak

Hartwick’s Rocknak to Present "The Queen, The King, and Others"

July 10, 2013

Hartwick College Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Cognitive Science Program Dr. Stefanie Rocknak will soon present a solo show titled "The Queen, The King and Others" at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center in West Rutland, VT. The show, which will last from July 12 - August 18, will include pieces from Rocknak's sculpture collection, specifically highlighting "The King" and "The Queen." An opening reception featuring Rocknak will be held at the Center's Gallery this Friday, July 12 from 5-7 p.m.

According to their website, "The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center is a year-round program of workshops, residencies and exhibitions with studio space that accommodates both large and small expressions. Carving Studio and Sculpture Center programs and facilities attract local, national and international artists. The vitality of Carving Studio and Sculpture Center programs inspires people (from program participants, memberships, friends and local and national art organizations) to give generously in support of the facility and faculty." To learn more about Rocknak's solo show, visit www.carvingstudio.org or the Center's Facebook event page.

Rocknak's woodwork has been nationally and internationally exhibited. Venues include the Smithsonian, the windows of Saks 5th Ave in NYC, the Tampa Museum of Art, and the South Street Seaport Museum. Her work has been featured in multiple publications, including Arts and Antiques and Craft Arts International. Pieces can also be found in the Mariner's Museum, on the Hudson River Sloop, the Clearwater, and in private collections across the United States. Awards include the Grand Prize in the "Margo Harris Hammerschlag Biennial Sculpture Award" and the 167K commission to design and produce a sculpture for Edgar Allan Poe Square in Boston, Massachusetts.

For additional information, visit steffrocknak.net or contact Rocknak at 607-431-4391 or rocknaks@hartwick.edu.

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Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,500 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick's expansive curriculum emphasizes an experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a distinctive January Term, a wide range of internships, and vast study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for not just their first jobs, but for the world ahead. A Three-Year Bachelor's Degree Program and strong financial aid and scholarship offerings keep a Hartwick education affordable.

Contact: Valerie Capullo
E-mail: capullov@hartwick.edu 
Phone: 607-431-4031