Lisa Corine von Koch art on exhibit

For Immediate Release: June 3, 2013 BLOOMSBURG — An exhibit of collaborative drawings by Lisa Corine von Koch and other artists is featured in Bloomsburg University’s Haas Gallery of Art this summer. A closing reception is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with artist lectures at 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. in the gallery. The exhibit is free of charge and open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. Koch’s work is focused on the reverence of the natural world and the repurposing of the man-made materials to engage her audience in her relationship with the environment. Koch received a Master of Fine Arts in painting and drawing from Arizona State University in 2009. She has received many grants and awards, including the artist grant from the Contemporary Forum at the Phoenix (Ariz.) Art Museum, where she landed the second prize for her Phosphorus Summit exhibit “Phosphorus, Food and Our Future.” She also served as an interim professor of drawing at Bloomsburg University during the 2012-13 academic year, teaching Introduction to Drawing, Intermediate Drawing, Advanced Drawing and 2D Design. Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. BU serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.