Anchor Graphics (623 S. Wabash, 2nd Fl.) is hosting a reception for Amanda Knowles, artist in residence at Columbia College, this Thursday from 5 to 7 PM. Light snacks and wine and pop will be served. At 6 PM, Knowles will lecture on her latest mixed media print series, which is based on scientific diagrams and illustrations. Call 312-369-6864 or visit Anchor Graphics’ Web site for more information.