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Painter Clarence Morgan will open his solo exhibition at UNC Asheville with a lecture and reception on Friday, Feb. 8. The lecture will take place at 5 p.m. in Owen Hall room 237; a reception with the artist follows from 6-8 p.m. in the S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, also in Owen Hall on campus.
Morgan has exhibited his work at galleries nationally and internationally, including the Beijing Film Academy Gallery, Reeves Contemporary in New York, and Romo Gallery in Atlanta. His works are part of many museum, university and corporate collections, including the Cleveland Museum of Art, University of Georgia and IBM.
Morgan has an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania, and is professor of art at the University of Minnesota. He will serve as visiting artist at UNC Asheville, critiquing the work of advanced art students.
“Images of Wonder” will be on view from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, through March 4. The lecture, reception and exhibition are free and open to the public.