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July 22 - October 16, 2011

The Creative Spirit

Vernacular Art from the Gadsden Arts Center Permanent Collection

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This exhibition showcases paintings, drawings, and sculpture by the foremost self-taught artists of the American south.

The Creative Spirit: Vernacular Art from the Gadsden Arts Center Permanent Collection is organized by the Gadsden Arts Center, Quincy, Florida. and made possible in part by Dr. Lou and Mrs. Calynne Hill, Dr. Jim and Mrs. Betty Ann Rodgers, and the Gadsden Arts Endowment Trust, Inc. The exhibition at the Gibbes is sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina.

Read about several of Curator Pam Wall's favorite works of art from the Gadsden Arts Center Permanent Collection, on view in The Creative Spirit.


Curators Pam Wall and Sara Arnold discuss our new exhibitions with Sweet Carolina's Colette Harrington.
 

Everything is Under the Black Tree, n.d., By Thornton Dial, Sr. (American, b. 1928), paint on plywood, 31 1/2 x 48 inches, courtesy of the Gadsden Arts Center.