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Tag Archives: teacher

#5WomenArtists – Elizabeth Catlett

Mar

21

Elizabeth Catlett (1915 – 2012) was a teacher and a successful artist. She graduated cum laude from Howard University in 1935. Catlett had not originally planned on going to Howard because she won a scholarship to the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh. After the college found out she was black, however, the university denied her…

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#5WomenArtists – Augusta Savage

Mar

18

Augusta Savage became a gifted sculptor, significant teacher, leader, and catalyst for change. Overcoming poverty, racism, and sexual discrimination, Savage became one of this country’s most influential artists of the 20th century, playing an instrumental role in the development of…

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In the Gallery: Grinding Sugar Cane by Memphis Wood

Jul

09

A native of Dacula, Georgia, Memphis Wood studied at the University of Florida and received her M.F.A. from the University of Georgia.

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In the Gallery: April by Charles W. Hawthorne, c. 1918-1920

Apr

16

Charles Webster Hawthorne was an American portrait and genre painter and a noted teacher who founded the…

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Community Opening: Richard Chamberlain – Year of the Sheep

Mar

30

On Tuesday, April 3, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens invites you to the free, Community Opening our Richard Chamberlain exhibit: The Year of the Sheep an exhibition featuring the work of Richard Chamberlain, local artist, teacher and Vietnam Veteran.

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#7 William-Adolphe Bouguereau – Return from the Harvest

Nov

01

Reproduction of original frame by Diego Salazar Antique Frames, New York, given in honor of Jack Lee Scott by Jane McRae Scott, 2003. After a strict academic training as a painter at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, Bouguereau was awarded the prestigious Prix de Rome in 1850. This prize enabled him to move […]

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