April 9, 2014

Expert on Olmec Art, Culture to Speak at FRCC Campus in Longmont

Jill Mollenhauer, assistant professor of art history, theory, and criticism at Metropolitan State University of Denver, will discuss Mesoamerican art and culture at noon April 15 at Front Range Community College as part of its Visiting Artist Series.

The series, presented by the Art Department at the FRCC-Boulder County Campus, focuses on art, influences, and inspirations of nationally recognized artists and scholars.

The presentation will be in the Community Room of the Classroom Building, 2121 Miller Drive, Longmont.

Mollenhauer research has focused on Mesoamerica, a region extending from central Mexico to northern Costa Rica that thrived artistically and culturally from about 2000 B.C. until A.D. 1700. Her specialty is the Olmec culture of southeastern Mexico.

She is a member of the College Art Association, the Society for American Archaeology, and the Association for Latin American Art.

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About Front Range Community College

FRCC offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs from locations in Boulder County, Larimer County, Westminster, and Brighton, and online.

FRCC is a member of the Colorado Community College System, the state’s largest system of higher education. CCCS serves more than 162,000 students annually. The system oversees career and academic programs in the 13 state community colleges and career and technical programs in more than 160 school districts and six other post-secondary institutions.


About the author:

John Feeley is director of public relations at Front Range Community College. He’s a somewhat-frequent bicycle commuter, a certified soccer referee, and a newspaper editor whose subscription ran out.

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