(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)August 16, 2001
(Mahwah) – Ladies of Steel, three abstract female forms by Judith Peck, a sculptor and professor of art at Ramapo College of New Jersey, recently were installed in Dag Hammerskjold Plaza. The three works, “Seated Woman – Red,” “Falling Woman” and “Reclining Woman – Black, Red and Yellow,” on loan from the artist, will remain on display through February 12, 2002 as part of the Parks Department’s Temporary Public Art Program. A reception is scheduled Tuesday, September 11 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Peck is the author of the text, Sculpture as Experience: Working With Clay, Wire, Wax, Plaster and Found Objects. Her work is included in more than 80 public and private collections. Her sculpture has been exhibited in a variety of venues including the International Biennial of Art in Malta, the Baltimore Museum of Art, and at Yale, Columbia, Fordham, Adelphi and Rutgers universities.
A resident of Mahwah, Peck earned a doctorate in art and education at New York University and two masters’ degrees in sculpture and art education from teachers College, Columbia University.
Dag Hammerskjold Plaza is located at 47th Street and Second Avenue in Manhattan.
About Ramapo College
Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per Niche.com. Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.
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