ALBANY, NY –The Little Gallery on the Sage College of Albany campus is pleased to host an opening reception for One Ground Beetle: A Year in Haiku, featuring poems by Melody Davis and prints by Harold Lohner on Friday, September 2, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Melody Davis, Ph.D., associate professor of art history at The Sage Colleges, is the author of two books of poetry and the recently-published Women’s Views: The Narrative Stereograph in Nineteenth-Century America.

Harold Lohner, emeritus professor of art, is a printmaker and font designer.

Melody Davis will present a reading at 6 p.m.

Harold Lohner Art
The reception is free and open to the public. The exhibition runs through October 15, 2016. The Little Gallery is located in Rathbone Hall on the Sage College of Albany campus located at 140 New Scotland Avenue.

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