International artist and designer to give talk
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MARLBORO– Internationally known artist and designer Michael Singer will present several of his projects connecting art, architecture, landscape, and planning with environmental regeneration on Wednesday, November 14, at Marlboro College. His talk will take place at 4:15 pm in Apple Tree, on the Marlboro campus.

Singer’s recent work has helped transform planning projects into successful models for urban and ecological renewal, from interior air and water purification gardens at the Institute for Forestry and Nature in the Netherlands to the design for a power facility in New Hampshire. Singer has collaborated with Marlboro College on several community projects through the Center for Creative Solutions, including the recent design project for a Connecticut River waterfront property in Brattleboro

Singer has received numerous awards, including fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. Singer’s academic work includes teaching graduate level architecture at MIT, the Graduate Program of the School of Visual Arts, New York City, the Koopman Visiting Chair of Art at Hartford College of Art, and The Innovation Studio at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Singer was a visiting scholar and professor at James Madison University for the 2010-2011 academic year, working with the College of Integrated Science and Technology and the College of Visual and Performing Arts on campus-wide environmental issues. Singer is also a co-founder of the Center for Creative Solutions at the Graduate Center of Marlboro College.

For more information contact the Marlboro College public relations department at (802) 251-7644 or pr@marlboro.edu.
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