About the artist:
Former Dean of the College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University and School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Martin Prekop is a photographer, painter and sculptor whose work has been shown nationally and internationally. His most recent exhibitions have included shows in Santiago, Chile; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Chicago, Illinois. His work appears in the permanent collections of the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art - Chicago, University of Illinois - Evanston, the City of Chicago, the Art Institute of Chicago, Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Carnegie Museum of Art, Seattle Art Museum, Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, along with the corporate collections of Mellon Bank and The Gap Corporation. As an arts administrator, Mr. Prekop has served as a consultant to the Fulbright Commission, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Interior Design Institute, Denver; and the US-China Arts Commission, Columbia University and Ford Foundation.