Barnet Scholar's Weekend Members-Only Coffee and Culture with 2018 PMA Biennial Artist David Driskell

Barnet Scholar's Weekend Members-Only Coffee and Culture with 2018 PMA Biennial Artist David Driskell

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Image: David Driskell (United States, born 1931), Ancient Call (detail), 2017, collage and encaustic on wood board, 7 x 5 inches. EX1.2018.16.1

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Part of Barnet Scholar’s Weekend
Free for members

The PMA is pleased to welcome David Driskell, artist in the 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, as our visiting scholar for the Spring Barnet Scholar’s Weekend. Members are invited to enjoy coffee and pastries from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. followed by a presentation in the Bernard Osher Foundation Auditorium.

Highly regarded as an artist, scholar, and curator, David Driskell works principally in collage and mixed media. His paintings and prints have been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums throughout the world. He has been the recipient of several foundation fellowships, including the Harmon Foundation, three Rockefeller Foundation Fellowships, and the Danforth Foundation. In addition, Driskell is one of the world’s leading authorities on African American art. The recipient of 13 honorary doctoral degrees, Driskell has authored seven books, co-authored four others, and published more than 40 catalogs that have contributed significantly to scholarly understandings about the role of Black artists in America.

This program is generously sponsored by the Will Barnet Foundation.

Reservations are required. R.S.V.P. to (207) 775-6148 or membership@portlandmuseum.org.

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