Sr Jane Mary Lecture 2016

Sr. Jane Mary Sorosiak Lecture Series
Sunday, April 9, 2017
2 – 4 p.m.
Franciscan Center Theatre

This year’s lecture features Jeni Hansen Gard. Ms. Gard is currently working on a project in conjunction with the River Center Foundation. Her project intends to bring the Sylvania community together around the celebration of food, ceramic objects and thoughtful dialog. Her lecture covers her past work and also highlights some of the exciting things she is doing with the River Center Foundation in Sylvania.

Established in 2011 by Lourdes alumnus George Brymer and his wife Vicky, the Sr. Jane Mary Sorosiak Lecture series gives students and the general community an opportunity to learn from and communicate directly with individuals working in art related fields.

Sr. Jane Mary Sorosiak, OSF, is an accomplished professor and artist. After teaching at Cardinal Stritch High School for 14 years, she joined the Lourdes community, where she served for nearly 30 years as Assistant Professor for the Department of Art. Her ceramic and mural works are on display across the nation.

Past lecturers have included:

  • Sr. Jane Mary Sorosiak, OSF – Inaugural lecture
  • Dr. Brian Kennedy – Censorship in the Arts
  • Thomas Allen – Cover Stories
  • Leslie Adams – Portrait of an Artist
  • Eric Eggly – Digital Photography in the Commercial Market
  • Sisters of St. Francis – Art Through the Arches: Designing Women