AP-PRAISED: Solo Exhibition of Works by William Hutson and Selected Works From His Personal Collection
January 19-February 28, 2010, Dana & Rothman Galleries, Steinman College Center
February 11, 2010, Symposium, Bonchek Lecture Hall, Barshinger LS&P
An exhibition of selected works by Cook Distinguished Artist in Residence, William R. Hutson as well as selected works by: Frank Bowling, Nanette Carter, Juan Cash, Edward Clark, Gregory Coates, Ed Colston, Adrienne Hoard, Alvin Loving, Melvin Edwards, Souleymane Keita, Lawrence Compton-Kolawole, James Little, Sam Middleton, Padmini Mongia, Iba N' Diaye, Baba Shongo Obadina, Larry Potter, Bob Shigeo, Shirley Stark, William T. Williams.
The exhibition will offer a glimpse of the recently acquired life work of Mr. Hutson, and will include pieces from his personal collection of artwork by distinguished African American Abstractionists, memorabilia and ephemera from the 1960's through the end of the 20th Century. There will be a reception for Mr. Hutson on February 11, at 6:30 pm following a special symposium in honor of Mr. Hutson to be held in the Bonchek Lecture all of the Barshinger Life Sciences and Philosophy Building beginning at 4:30 pm.
Speakers featured at the symposium are Mel Edwards and Frank Bowling, Dr. Padmini Mongia, (Professor of English) and Jessica Jackson '10, who was the Phillips Museum's summer Hackman Fellow in 2009 and who will share her documentation of Mr. Hutson's collection and her experiences while recording the gathering, cataloguing and delivery of the collection to the college. The exhibition, symposium and reception are free and open to the public. Reservations for the symposium are required. Please call the Museum to make reservations at (717) 291-3879. This symposium was supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
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