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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Syd Cross, Clemson University Alumni Distinguished Professor of Art Emeritus, Awarded SGCI Ameritus Award and Solo Exhibition at the Zuckerman Museum of Art

This year Kennesaw State University and the City of Atlanta is proud to host the annual SGC International Conference. As part of the conference, the organization awards an exceptional professor of printmaking for their exceptional service to the field. This year, Sydney A. Cross of Clemson University will be honored. As part of her presentation we are delighted to showcase a selection of her most recent prints in the Henriquez Atrium.

Sydney A. Cross, taught printmaking and art at Clemson University from 1981-2015 where she was awarded the title of Alumni Distinguished Professor of Art. Always professionally active, she held the office of vice president and then President of the Southern Graphics Council (1996-2000), the largest printmaking society in North America. She has given numerous panel presentations at regional, national, and international conferences and symposiums including the Southeastern College Art Association in Richmond, VA in 1999, Print Odyssey conference in Cortona Italy in 2001, and the 2003 National Association for Humanities Conference in Austin, Texas. As an artist she has participated in several important portfolio exchanges, including Drawn from the McClung Museum, Suite X, Printer’s Almanac, Tempe Suite, Images 2010, and Drawn to Stone, a celebration of Two Hundred Years of Lithography.

Syd Cross, Ink Travels
Her work can be found in numerous collections including the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Smithsonian Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, Boston Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA, The Museum of Fine Art , Antwerp, Belgium, and the Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Her work has been exhibited regionally, nationally, and internationally. In addition to solo exhibitions, she has had work included in the 25th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Peoria, IL., Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, Kenosha, WI, “Hand Pulled Prints III”, Stonemetal Press, San Antonio, TX, “Mixed Media” at the Slidell Cultural Center in Louisiana, Paper in Particular, Columbia College, Columbia, MO, and the Irene Leach Memorial Exhibition, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA.

Sydney Cross, Professor Emeritus SGC International Retrospective
Zuckerman Museum of Art
January 27 – May 7, 2017 

Tue. - Sat. 10 am - 5 pm, Sun. 12 - 5 pm 

Kennesaw State University
492 Prillaman Way
Kennesaw, GA 30144 

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