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Exhibit now in Dunbar Gallery

By STAFF REPORT
On January 21, 2016

Grambling State University is hosting an exhibition of selected works from the Sutton Collection of American & African American Art. The “Acts of Faith” exhibition deals with investigations of faith and spirituality in modern, post-modern and contemporary art.  

Courtesy photo The works of numerous artists are included in the “Acts of Faith” art exhibition. The “Forward Together” painting is by Jacob Lawrence.

Courtesy photo
The works of numerous artists are included in the “Acts of Faith” art exhibition. The “Forward Together” painting is by Jacob Lawrence.

The exhibition will be on display through Feb. 25 in the Dunbar Art Gallery, located at the intersection of Sandle and Hutchinson Street in Grambling. 

The public is invited to a reception on Jan. 28 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

The exhibition includes works by Grambling alumnus Frank Kelley Jr., GSU assistant professor of art Drék Davis, Elizabeth Catlett, Willie Birch, Jacob Lawrence, Benny Andrews, Michael Harris, Stefanie Jackson, Don Cincone and Vitus Shell. 

Associated events include a collector’s talk by Cheryl Sutton (“Art on Purpose: Creating a Lasting Legacy”), “Conversations with the Artists” and several studio visits.

 

 “Good Hope, Mixed Media Assemblage” is by Rodrecas Davis.

 “Good Hope, Mixed Media Assemblage” is by Rodrecas Davis.

The Dunbar gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to noon Friday. Accommodations are available for large groups and those with special needs. Admission is free and open to the public. 

For more information, call 318-274-2274. 

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