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Sordoni Gallery available for exhibition tours

David C. Driskell and Friends: Creativity, Collaboration, and Friendship highlights the artistic legacy of David C. Driskell and the importance of his relationships with fellow artist friends—many of which have a significant place in the art canon. The exhibition explores the work and Driskell’s relationships with such figures as Hale Woodruff, Elizabeth Catlett, Kara Walker, Romare Beardon, Keith Morrison, Jacob Lawrence, and many more. The exhibition is on view until the end of February.

David C. Driskell (1931-2020) was an American artist, scholar and curator; recognized for his work in establishing African American Art as a distinct field of study. In his lifetime, Driskell was cited as one of the world’s leading authorities on the subject of African American Art.  The recipient of numerous fellowships, awards and prizes, including three Rockefeller Foundation Fellowships and a Harmon Foundation Fellowship, Driskell also received 13 honorary doctoral degrees in art. Driskell was honored by President Bill Clinton as one of 12 recipients of the National Humanities Medal in 2000. 

Please consider a tour of the exhibition or gallery visit as you plan your Spring course syllabus. For any questions, email