Joanne Radmilovich Kollman, art alum, was commissioned by the Oregon Society of Artists to paint a portrait of the 2015 Rose Festival Queen, Kahedja Burley from Jefferson High School.
Thursday, October 17, 2013, 7:30 pm
The Old Library, BP John Admin. Bldg.
Free and open to the public.
Poet Dorothea Lasky will read from her most recent book, Thunderbird (Wave Books).
Lasky is the author of two other full-length collections of poetry: Black Life (Wave Books, 2010), and AWE (Wave Books, 2007). She also co-edited Open The Door: How to Excite Young People About Poetry (McSweeney's, 2013).
Currently, Dorothea Lasky is an Assistant Professor of Poetry at Columbia University's School of the Arts and lives in New York City.