Art: Work Outside and Faculty Kent Bicentennial Portfolio

Sunday, September 7

Eckerd College kicks off the fall semester with two enticing new exhibits. Work Outside: Art by Eckerd Staff and Faculty at Elliot Gallery consists of drawing, painting, photography and ceramics by Eckerd staff and faculty members who do not make or teach art for a living — Emily Ayers, Patrick Henry, Lee Hilliker, Bonnie Hughson, Lin Jorgensen, Tom Oberhofer, Linda Swindall and Scott Ward. Eckerd's Armacost Library hosts Kent Bicentennial Portfolio: Spirit of Independence, a collection of works celebrating America's 1976 bicentennial by American artists Will Barnet, Colleen Browning, Audrey Flack, Red Grooms, Joseph Hirsch, Robert Indiana, Alex Katz, Jacob Lawrence, Marisol Escobar, Larry Rivers, Ed Ruscha and Fritz Scholder; on loan from Museum of Fine Arts. Both open Sun., Sept. 7, with a reception at the Elliot Gallery from 3 to 5 p.m. Work Outside is on display through Sept. 19 and Kent Bicentennial through Oct. 17, Eckerd College, 4200 54th Ave. S., St. Petersburg.

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