International artist to lecture on campus

For immediate release: April 19, 2010

BLOOMSBURG — Puerto Rican artist Adál Maldonado will give a lecture at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Kehr Union Multicultural Center Friday, April 23, at 2 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Maldonado was born in Utuado, Puerto Rico, and relocated to New York City at 17 years old. He trained as a photographer and master printer at the San Francisco Art Institute in the early 1970s. Maldonado’s works have been displayed among permanent collections or exhibits at the Museum of Modern Art and Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and museums in Paris and Belgium. A retrospective of his work was exhibited in 2004-2005 at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 9,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.