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Nationally Renowned African-American Artist Joyce Scott To Speak At U.Va. In Celebration Of Black History Month

February 13, 2002--

WHO: Artist Joyce Scott
WHAT: Slide Lecture: "Three Generations of African-American Artists: The Caldwell/Scott Tradition"

WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 28, 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: University of Virginia, Campbell Hall, Room 153

Baltimore artist Joyce Scott's work explores race and social issues, seeking to address stereotypes and prejudices. She will lecture and show slides on Thursday, Feb. 28, 5:30 p.m. in Campbell Hall, Room 153. Her talk is titled "Three Generations of African-American Artists: The Caldwell/Scott Tradition."

Scott works in numerous mediums, including performance, quilting, beaded sculpture, jewelry and, most recently, mono prints exploring the World Trade Center disaster. In these she blends traditions of African beadwork with contemporary visual language to address issues of religion, race, cultural assumptions and city life.

For more information about the slide lecture, call (434) 924-6123.

Scott's work will be on exhibit at Charlottesville's Second Street Gallery from March 1 through April 28. For more information about the exhibit, "Migrant Worker for the Arts: Prints and Sculptures by Joyce Scott," call (434) 977-7284.

Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (434) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (434) 924-7550.

SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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