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Friends of the Library Lecture Explores Art Deco
Tuesday, April 01, 2014

OCC Professor Irini Rickerson Will Present April 22 Program

Irini Rickerson, Orange Coast College professor of art and architecture, will present “Rise of the Art Deco Movement” in a program sponsored by OCC Friends of the Library and the Lido Isle Women’s Club on Tuesday, April 22. The presentation will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Lido Isle Clubhouse, 701 Via Lido Soud, Newport Beach. The public is invited to attend. Donation is $5 or a gently used book. Proceeds will benefit the OCC Library. Refreshments will be served.

An optimistic and energetic movement, Art Deco is synonymous with corporate splendor, fast machines and high glamour. Rickerson will identify common characteristics and explore famous examples ranging from painting, architecture and even cinema! Rickerson was Orange County Teacher of the Year and OCC Faculty Member of the Year in 1993-94. During her annual lecture fundraisers, she has raised thousands of dollars for student scholarships and assistance for victims of AIDS.

What: “Rise of the Art Deco Movement”
Featuring Irini Rickerson, OCC Professor of Art and Architecture
Sponsored by Orange Coast College Friends of the Library
& the Lido Isle Women’s Club

When: 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 22

Where: Lido Isle Clubhouse
701 Via Lido Soud, Newport Beach

Admission: Donation of $5 or a gently used book
Admission free for FOTL Members and Lido Isle Women’s Club

Contact: Juan Gutierrez, OCC Communications & Marketing, (714) 432-5725
OCC Friends of the Library, (714) 432-5087


Orange Coast College, founded in 1947, is one of the nation’s top transfer schools. With a student population of 20,000, OCC provides exemplary programs leading to Associate in Arts degrees, Associate in Science degrees and 145 career programs. The college’s 164-acre campus is located in the heart of Costa Mesa. For complete details about OCC, visit www.orangecoastcollege.edu.