Virginia University at Parkersburg
WVU Curator to present lecture on "Early Art
and Artists of West Virginia."
Contact: Rebecca Phillips, series chair and associate professor of English, at 424-8282.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The curator of the West Virginia and Regional History collection at West Virginia University will speak on "Early Art and Artists of West Virginia" in a free presentation Thursday (April 18) at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
John Cuthbertís program will be presented at 7 p.m. in Room 2534 with a reception to follow. The lecture is open to the public and will include slides of some of the early art featured in Cuthbertís book on the subject.
Cuthbert is the most recent winner of the Charles H. Daughtery Award in Humanities, the highest honor bestowed by the West Virginia Humanities Council. In presenting the award, the councilís executive director described Cuthbert as "a one of a kind resource" who has surprised us with the depth of West Virginia art history."
The art lecture is part of Appalachian Spring, a series of arts events sponsored by the collegeís Humanities Division. Funding is provided by the West Virginia Humanities Council.
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