September 11 – December 20
Visiting Artist Lecture with Gitte Kath, Wednesday, September 11, 5:00 p.m., Griffin Concert Hall
Opening Reception following the lecture, University Art Museum
In conjunction with the 18th Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition (CIIPE), the University Art Museum presents a solo exhibition of the poster works Honor Laureate Gitte Kath. Each biennial year, the exhibition spotlights an artist with a lifetime record of excelling in the poster medium as Honor Laureate. This year’s honoree is Gitte Kath, whose prolific career encompasses two distinct fields, graphic design and stage design. Since 1974 Kath has served as the stage designer and stage director at the Teatret Mǿllen in Haderslev, Denmark. Lauded for her artistic leadership in the theatre, Kath has received a number of awards for her innovative and creative stage designs. Also a prolific poster artist, Kath has been featured in international design exhibitions throughout the world, and has received numerous honors. Her primary focus, the theatre poster, is featured in this exhibition.