From September 23, 2017 to January 7, 2018
The exhibit is guest curated by Robert Allen and Margaret Day Allen, author of the book When the Spirit Speaks: Self-Taught Art of the South. The Allens serve on the Advisory Committee of the Folk Art Society of America and are past presidents of the North Carolina Folk Art Society.
The exhibit will feature work by nine artists from the United States and one from Norway who make self-taught art in a contemporary style. These artists include: Ab the Flag Man (Roger Lee Ivens) of Florida, LaVon Williams of Kentucky, Bruce New of Kentucky, Della Wells of Wisconsin, J.J. Cromer of Virginia, David Thomas Roberts of California, Ashley Pierce of Ohio, Kari Eig of Norway, Dapper Bruce Lafitte (Bruce Davenport, Jr.) of Louisiana, and Stacy Lambert of North Carolina.
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Hickory, NC 28601