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Western Carolina University's Master of Fine Arts Program will present a series of Friday night visiting faculty lectures in Asheville, June 30 through July 28. 

The lectures will take place in the Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center, located at 56 Broadway, Asheville. All presentations are free and open to the public.

Upcoming summer visiting faculty lectures include:

Painter Barbara Grossman of Connecticut on Friday, June 30. Grossman has exhibited nationally for more than 25 years and was recently awarded a visual arts fellowship by the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. A Fulbright Scholar, Grossman has twice received the National Academy Museum 's Award in Painting.

Daniel Jocz of Cambridge, Mass., on Friday, July 14. Jocz has gained international prominence as a metalsmith and has exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the world. He has been the recipient of two Massachusetts Artist Fellowships.

Brooklyn-based painter George Hildrew on Friday, July 21. Hildrew is a Fulbright Scholar whose latest narratives include alien and terrorist encounters. Critics have described his work as mannered conceptualism within a contemporary folk tradition.

Interdisciplinary artist and writer Coco Fusco on Friday, July 28. Fusco is an associate professor in the visual arts division of Columbia University's School of the Arts and is the recipient of the 2003 Herb Albert Award in the Arts.

For more information, contact Jon Jica, WCU professor of art, at (828) 227-3597.

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