A Virtual Tribute to Prof. Driskell
August 07, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora
John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art: A Tribute to David C. Driskell
September 17, 2020 at 6:00pm
Organized by the National Gallery of Art in partnership with the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora at the University of Maryland, College Park.
The symposium will feature a keynote address by Julie L. McGee, associate professor of Africana studies and art history, and director, Interdisciplinary Humanities Research Center at the University of Delaware; author of David C. Driskell: Artist and Scholar; and curator of Driskell's forthcoming retrospective exhibition.
Presentations will be made by Curlee Raven Holton, the Driskell Center's Director and Driskell's printer for almost twenty years, and Alvia J. Wardlaw, professor of art history, department of visual and performing arts, and curator and director of the University Museum, Texas Southern University.
The virtual event will premiere an artist panel that includes Curlee Raven Holton, Keith Morrison, Jefferson Pinder, and Frank Stewart, among others.
Made possible by a grant from the Alice L. Walton Foundation.