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People etc.

Published: July 14, 2005

Red Cross to hold blood drive



The Red Cross will hold a summer blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 28 in 131 Carey Hall, South Campus.

While walk-ins are welcome, appointments may be made by contacting Jim Rosso at

ePIC to offer workshops

The experimental Print Imaging Center (ePIC) in the Department of Art, College of Arts and Sciences, is offering workshops this summer designed to offer an introduction to print media, as well as more extensive hands-on experience.


The workshops will be held from 3-5:30 p.m. July 18-21 and Aug. 8-11 in the printmaking area in the basement of the Center for the Arts, North Campus. Cost is $35 for one class or $100 for the entire four-day workshop. Members of the New York State Art Teachers Association receive a 15 percent discount, while Community Printshop members and UB and high school students receive a 25 percent discount. No formal experience is necessary and most materials are included.

The schedule:

July 18-21

  • Desktop Papermaking, Print Studio B38.

  • Beyond Woodcuts, Print Studio B37

Aug. 8-11

  • Old School/New School Letterpress, Print studios B37 and B150

  • Medium & Message: Screen-print Variants on New Substrates, Print studios B27 and B38

The Student Visual Arts Organization (SVAO) in the Department of Art is sponsoring Open Figure Drawing sessions from 7-9:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, now through Aug. 17 in 218 CFA. The sessions, which are open to the public, cost $5 per session. No registration is required. Easels are provided; artists must bring their own drawing materials.

For further information or to register for the print media workshops,

Call 645-6878, ext. 1369, or go to

Art exhibition extended

"Private Visions, Utopian Ideals: The Art of Howard Ben Tré" will remain on view in the UB Anderson Gallery an additional month, closing on Aug. 14.

Howard Ben Tré is recognized internationally for his unique glass sculptures and large-scale works of art for public and private spaces. His sculptures reference historical architectural forms, industrial shapes and Eastern ceremonial artifacts while gracefully moving spectators into the 21st century with their futuristic components.

"Private Visions, Utopian Ideals" includes sculptures, works on paper and a selection of drawings, models and photographs of Ben Tré's public art projects.

In addition, a video of an interview with the artist and documentation of glass being cast is on display in the Anderson Gallery foyer.

The UB Anderson Gallery, located on Martha Jackson Place near Englewood and Kenmore avenues, is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. on Sunday.

The exhibition is free and open to the public.