Crossman, Catherine C. art gallery
8—IcmeEvilU Daily Gazette, Wednesday. Nov. 22. Crossman Art Gallery Opening Set at WSU WHITEWATER - A uew art gallery to be opened Monday at Whitewater State Univca-sity has been named in honor of Mi.ss Catherine C. Crossman, 20-year member of the university art faculty and foniicr art department department chairman. The Catherine Crossman Gallery Gallery in Old Main officially will open at 8 p.m. Monday wilii a free, public exhibit of graphic art consistmg of 50 original prints from the collection of Dr. and Mrs. Rudolph E. Langer, Madison. Included will be works of the famous artists Rembrandt. Rembrandt. I^Iatissc. Manet, Durer. Rouault and Cezanne from the Langer collection, which is valued valued at more than S35.000. In naming the WSU gallery for Miss Crossman. the art facility facility chose to recogrize a long-1 lime outstanding educator and: artist. She came to Whitewater i in Januai-y. 1947. from Bowling Green <Oh \o) State University ^ where she had taught from 1944-' 46. Miss Crossman had previous teaching experience in junior high school at Roclie?ler. Minn., high schools in South Dakota and Idaho a junior college in Boise, and the Winona (Minn/* Teachers Teachers College. Slie received hej- bachelor of arts degree trom Carleton (Minn.) College and has done advanced study at the Chicago Ai-l Institute, the University of California, the Minneapolis Art Bay rate CATHERINE CROS.SALW Institute, the University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, and the University of , Minnesota. She has held Ameri; Ameri; can Institute of Architects fel- I lowships al Harvard and the University of Oregon, where she received the master of ;irt,« degree degree in 19;57. Miss Crossman is tiie author of a number of film strip."; on' larts and crafts including "Mu -i I sic and Art. Our Common Heritage." Heritage." and "Planning a Community." Community." She painted a mural for St. fjuke's Hospital. Boise, and' in recent years has exhibited works in Madison and Beloit. as well as in campus faculty art- show.':.