Come out this weekend to see what our Artist in Residence has been hard at work on! Come meet him & take in his series ‘The Invisibles’, depicting John Brown’s Raiders & Supporters using color theory to depict individual motives. Catch him in the Information Center Saturday 10/13 & on Arsenal Square Sunday 10/14, from 11:00am-4:00pm both days. He’ll be back at it again on 10/20 & 10/21. /// Repost @the_far_country
(PLEASE READ!) At long last, I am deeply honored to announce my selection as the 2018 Artist-in-Residence at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, one of my favorite units of the @nationalparkservice
! I have long been moved by the layered history of Harpers Ferry, where American history repeatedly collides with tremendous impacts on our nation. Coupled with the wonderful natural beauty of the region, I have long found inspiration here. I could not be happier to represent the park as the artist-in-residence.
I will be presenting “Invisibles,” a new body of work. In 1859, John Brown led 20 men to raid the arsenal at Harpers Ferry to strike a blow against slavery. Who were the men, and women, who supported his vision? What drove them to dedicate their lives to abolition? What can we learn from them in our world today? Each of these individuals, for their own reasons, put their lives on the line to strike a blow against slavery. Each of them paid a heavy price.
Watch this space, as well as @harpersferrynps
for updates. I will hope to see you there! (Art & Post, P. Cizmadia) -sz
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