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News Marlboro presents Michael Singer on Creative Solutions to Design, November 14

MARLBORO, VT – (November 1, 2012) – Internationally known artist and designer Michael Singer will present several of his projects connecting art, architecture, landscape and planning with environmental regeneration on Wednesday, November 14, Marlboro College. His talk will take place at 4:15 in Apple Tree, on the Marlboro campus.

Singer’s recent work has helped transform planning projects into successful models for urban and ecological renewal, from interior air and water purification gardens at the Institute for Forestry and Nature in the Netherlands to the design for a power facility in New Hampshire. Singer has collaborated with Marlboro College on several community projects through the Center for Creative Solutions, including the recent design project for a Connecticut River waterfront property in Brattleboro

“Even a small town like Brattleboro finds itself facing challenges and opportunities that are complex and multivariant,” Singer believes.

 Singer has received numerous awards, including fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. Singer’s academic work includes teaching graduate level architecture at MIT, the Graduate Program of the School of Visual Arts, New York City, The Koopman Visiting Chair of Art at Hartford College of Art and The Innovation Studio at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Michael Singer was a visiting scholar and professor at James Madison University for the 2010-2011 academic year, working with the College of Integrated Science and Technology and the College of Visual and Performing Arts on campus-wide environmental issues. Singer is also a co-founder of the Center for Creative Solutions at the Graduate Center of Marlboro College.

 Images available upon request. For more information, contact the Marlboro College public relations department at 802-251-7644 or pr@marlboro.edu. In case of inclement weather, call the Marlboro College events line at 802-451-7151.

 Marlboro College has offered undergraduate education in the liberal arts for 65 years, with 300 undergraduate students enjoying an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, a voice in governing the community and individualized courses of study on a 300-acre campus in the hills of southern Vermont. Marlboro College Graduate School offers master's degree programs for working adults in the areas of education, internet technologies, health care administration, non-profit administration and an MBA in Managing for Sustainability, with courses designed around small classes at the downtown Brattleboro campus complemented by online work and close collaboration.

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