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(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.

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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 College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on Niche.com, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

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, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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