The printmaking artist Beth Van Hoesen achieved a stunning career in the medium that led to a deep and ruminative collection of artwork — and that in turn excited Northern Arizona University in acquiring pieces for its collection.
After the San Francisco-based artist passed away in 2010, the E. Mark Adams and Beth Van Hoesen Adams Trust looked to educational institutions to become home to the art. Dr. George Speer, director of the NAU Art Museum, reviewed the works and the university selected 85 prints for its acquisitions.
Now, the Art Museum has elected to bring together 55 of those prints and present them at the gallery, located in the Old Main building on campus. Called “Selected Works by Beth Van Hoesen,” the exhibition opened May 13 and runs through June 13.
The NAU Art Museum is located in Old Main (Building 10) and admission is free and open to the public with