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September 23, 2017 – January 7, 2018

"New Horizons: Self-Taught Art of the 21st Century", curated by Robert Allen and Margaret Day Allen, will feature work by nine artists from the US and one from Norway who make self-taught art in a contemporary style. Artists include Bruce New, J.J. Cromer and The Dapper Bruce Lafitte.
 

From http://hickoryart.org:

OPENING EVENT
Following the Foothills Folk Art Festival, join us for a party!
Saturday, October 7

4:30 PM, Musical Performance by David Thomas Roberts
5 - 7 PM, Reception in the Shuford Gallery

Guest Curators Robert & Margaret Allen, author of When the Spirit Speaks: Self-Taught Art of the South, present the work of 9 self-taught artists who make art in a contemporary style. The exhibition features work by:

  • J.J. Cromer (Pound, Virginia)
  • The Dapper Bruce Lafitte (New Orleans, Louisiana)
  • Kari Eig (Oslo, Norway) HMA blog post about Eig.
  • Ab the Flag Man (Sanford, Florida) HMA blog post about Ab.
  • Bruce New (Montgomery, Kentucky)
  • Ashley Pierce (Columbus, Ohio)
  • David Thomas Roberts (Walnut Creek, California)
  • Della Wells (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
  • LaVon Van Williams, Jr. (Lexington, Kentucky)

Pottery & two-dimensional works by Stacy Lambert are being presented in conjunction with this exhibition in HMA’s Local Artist Gallery.

Hickory Museum of Art
243 Third Avenue NE, Hickory, NC 28601
www.hickoryart.org