Self-taught Artists from Appalachia
In the John and Ruth McGee Gallery (lower level):
“Independent Vision: Self-taught Artists from Appalachia” features approximately 100 pieces of art from the Ramona Love Lampell and Millard Lampell Collection.
The artists include sculptors, painters, wood carvers and basket makers who have drawn upon their life experiences, knowledge of the natural environment, and readily available materials, such as wood, clay, stone, house paint and found objects, to create their art.
Family and Community Day
Saturday, July 30
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
The Art Museum of WVU presents Family & Community Day, a celebration of the current exhibition “Independent Vision: Self-Taught Artists from Appalachia.” Activities will include music by Tristan Dennis and friends, juggling by Jamie Whoolery, face-painting with Lisa Howell, a visit from the Mountaineer, making crowns inspired by the art of James Harold Jennings, and tours of the Independent Vision exhibit with museum docents. Light refreshments will be served and visitors are welcome to bring a lunch.
For more information, contact the Art Museum of WVU at 304-293-7790.