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ANCESTRAL SPIRIT DANCE #415, 2009
Oil pastel
64 x 40 inches

On the shoulders of ancestors: The Art of Willis Bing Davis

AUGUST 28 – October 15, 2013

Peeler Art Center, Visual Arts Gallery

Drawing from "the rich artistic heritage of African art with its religious, social and magical substance," Willis Bing Davis '59 creates works that draw upon his rich ancestry and heritage.  An alumnus of DePauw University and a former faculty member, Mr. Davis has exhibited work at venues including the Studio Museum of Harlem, American Craft Museum, Renwick Gallery, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, and the Anacostia Museum.

This event is co-sponsored by the Prindle Institute through The Robert G. Bottoms Endowed Lecture Fund