Visiting Artist Talicia Lerfald Honkola
October 4, 2011 - NDSU Visual Arts welcomes printmaker Talicia Lerfald Honkola as a resident printmaker during the month of October. Ms. Lerfald Honkola will spend the residency developing a series of images pertaining to the organization of the union on the Minnesota Iron Range where she currently resides. She will use a variety of printing methods such as stencils, intaglio, screen, relief, and dry point to create these images. She also plans to create a series based on St. Ebba, St. Agatha, and St. Lucy using stencils and monoprint techniques.
Ms. Lerfald Honkola will present a public lecture titled "Life and Art of an Impressionable Printmaker," on Thursday, October 13 at 3:15 PM in Renaissance Hall. She will also present a printmaking demonstration on Friday, October 14 from 2:00-4:00 PM. Both events are free and open to the public.
Ms. Lerfald Honkola received her B.S. in art from North Dakota State University in 1998 and an M.A. in painting/printmaking from the University of Wisonsin-Superior in 1999 and her M.F.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her work has been in numerous shows, including Women, Trauma & Visual Expression (Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL), North Park Printmakers Traveling Exhibition (Surplus Gallery, Carbondale, IL) and 15th Parkside National Exhibition (University of Wisconsin, Parkside, WI). She currently teaches photography and art history, and serves as gallery curator at Mesabi Community and Technical College in Virginia, MN. She has taught at the University of Wisonsin-Superior, and both Hibbing and Northland Community and Technical Colleges.