USF to Host Fishman Private Art Collection

August 8, 2018

FORT WAYNE, Ind. —The University of Saint Francis will be exhibiting pieces from Betty Fishman’s Private Art Collection from August 20 through October 21 in the Lupke Gallery, located inside the USF North Campus, 2702 Spring Street.

Over the past 15 years, Betty Fishman has donated dozens of artworks by local and national artists to the School of Creative Arts. This eclectic collection celebrates the diverse aesthetic that Betty has both as an artist and collector. Several works from her personal collection will also be displayed publicly for the first time and will be available for purchase with proceeds benefiting the Rick and Louise Cartwright Scholarship Fund.

In addition to the exhibit, an Artist Reception will be held on Thursday, September 13 from 5 p.m to 7 p.m. in the Lupke Gallery. This event is free and open to the public.

Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The University of Saint Francis is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

 

Founded in 1890 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis offers more than 70 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, USF designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. In 2016, the University of Saint Francis expanded its presence to downtown Fort Wayne. USF Downtown houses the university’s business and music technology programs while offering enhanced internship and networking opportunities for students. The University of Saint Francis campus experience includes 16 athletic programs boasting two individual and four team NAIA national championships, and is recognized as an NAIA Five-Star Champion of Character institution. Approximately 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF.