PR # 147 February 5, 2009
RVCC INSTRUCTOR RECEIVES ARTISTS? FELLOWSHIP
Bill Macholdt, an adjunct faculty member with Raritan Valley Community College?s (RVCC) Visual and Performing Arts Department, has received a 2009 Artists? Fellowship Award in the Crafts discipline from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
The New Jersey State Council on the Arts awarded 2009 Artists? Fellowships to 26 New Jersey artists who were selected from an applicant pool of more than 460 artists. The grants help professional artists produce new work, advance their careers and strengthen their impact on the community.
Macholdt, a resident of Raritan, has been an adjunct instructor at RVCC since 2001. He has taught a full range of ceramics courses at the College, as well as classes in three-dimensional design. He has also taught ceramics at a number of other New Jersey institutions, including Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts and William Paterson University. Macholdt received a Bachelor?s of Science degree from East Stroudsburg University and a Master?s of Fine Art from Bennington College.
In addition to his teaching work, Macholdt is employed as an environmental consultant by A.S. Greene Environmental Consultants, Inc. in Flemington.
RVCC, located on Route 28 and Lamington Road in North Branch, NJ, and serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for 40 years, offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates. In addition, customized training programs and non-credit courses are available for those seeking personal and professional development.
The College is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community?s businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu .