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Tag Archives: The Cummer Museum

LIFT: PRINCESS SIMPSON RASHID

Aug

09

Written by: Katie Dietzel, Public Relations Intern Princess Simpson Rashid is a contributing artist for LIFT: Contemporary Expressions of the African American Experience which presents a modern response to Jacksonville’s African American Heritage, while using the lyrics to James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson’s Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing as inspiration.   Rashid is […]

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LIFT: GLENDIA COOPER

Jul

19

Written by: Julie Thieman, Marketing Intern Glendia Cooper is a contributing artist for LIFT: Contemporary Expressions of the African American Experience which presents a modern response to Jacksonville’s African American Heritage, while using the lyrics to James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson’s Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing as inspiration. Cooper received her Bachelor of […]

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LIFT: CHIP SOUTHWORTH

Jun

28

Written by: Katie Dietzel, Public Relations Intern Chip Southworth is a contributing artist for LIFT: Contemporary Expressions of the African American Experience which presents a modern response to Jacksonville’s African American Heritage, while using the lyrics to James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson’s Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing as inspiration. Southworth has been a […]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collector, Jennifer Johnson Duke

Sep

02

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern Why is art so valuable? What makes collectors want to collect? What makes artists want to create? These are matters of opinion, surely, but for each collector featured in Collectors’ Choice, these answers play a significant role to their decisions. The amazement felt when viewing objects so beautifully handmade, […]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collectors, George and Missy Good

Aug

26

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern For many of us, our knowledge of the world encompasses only a small area: our city, our state, maybe our country. We learn about the rest of the world in school, through conversation, reading, movies, vacation, etc. But one of the most important and effective ways to learn about […]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collectors, David and Elaine Strickland

Aug

19

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern One of the best approaches to understanding historical events and time periods is to study the art from it. Art, through time, does not only stand as an object from a different era or a depiction of what the artistic tastes were at the time, but also collects a […]

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