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Experience ‘A Conversation on India’ Art Exhibit at LSC-Montgomery

TheCelebrate the culture of India through a unique art exhibit at Lone Star College-Montgomery.

“A Conversation on India Through Photography and Poetry,” by Brenda Gottlieb and Kathryn Lane, both residents of The Woodlands, will be on display Monday, November 5, through Friday, November 30, in the Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery, located in the college’s Performing Arts Center (Building D).

The community is invited to an opening reception with refreshments on Wednesday, November 7, from 6-8 p.m. in the same location. Gottlieb and Lane will sign their new book A Conversation on India (Poetica Publishing Company, 2012). Special remarks will be made by Dr. Rajiv Malkan, professor of computer information technology at LSC-Montgomery and president of The Woodlands India Association.

Additionally, a college-wide reception will take place on Monday, November 5, at 12 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

Gottlieb is a photographer with a keen interest and enthusiasm for world cultures. Her photographs are featured at Kim Son Cafe in The Woodlands and in private collections in the Houston area.

A dedicated arts advocate, Gottlieb is a board member of The Woodlands Waterway Arts Council, where she implemented BAM! Because Art Matters!, a community and educational outreach committee charged with bringing meaningful art programs to residents of Montgomery County.

In 2011, Gottlieb was the recipient of Interfaith of The Woodlands’ “Five Who Share” service for excellence award for her contribution to the fine arts.

Lane began writing fiction in 2009 after leaving an international finance position with Johnson & Johnson. Her short stories and poetry have been published in Homeless Diamonds, a London-based poetry journal; Primitive Archer; Swirl, LSC-Montgomery’s literary arts magazine; The Poetry at Round Top Anthology; and The Texas A&M Border Fiction Anthology.

In 2011, Lane, a board member of the Montgomery County Literary Arts Council, attended a poetry reading and fell in love with the intimacy of poems and began experimenting with poetry. She has performed poetry in both English and Spanish.

The Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery is a teaching gallery at LSC-Montgomery and is open free to the community. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

For more information about the arts at LSC-Montgomery, visit www.LoneStar.edu/arts-montgomery.

LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call 936.273.7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.

With 75,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball, and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.