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Works of Karen Laub-Novak Honored in Ohio

kln1-250The works of artist Karen Laub-Novak, the late wife of Ave Maria's Michael Novak, were highlighted at a recent symposium at Walsh University in Canton, Ohio

Katherine T. "Katey" Brown, Walsh's director of museum studies and assistant professor of art history, said Laub-Novak's art "ties so many liberal-arts studies together."

"I think of it as a fulcrum. It's so important for Walsh, if we are to be a forum for ideas," she said.

Many of Mrs. Laub-Novak's work can be seen every day in Ave Maria at the Donahue Academy.

The 36-piece exhibit at Walsh University was part of the school's 49th Annual Philosophy/Theology Symposium. It included 31 prints and four paintings and was the first traveling exhibit of her work since her death from cancer in 2009.

Miss Dionne gave a gallery lecture on her conversations with Mrs. Laub-Novak at Ave Maria in 2009.

Show curator Gordon Fuglie said Laub Novak stretched the boundaries of graphic art and printmaking.

Further commentary on the exhibit can be found in commentaries and articles here and here.


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