Bill Dunlap Talk

March 6th, 2012 Comments Off on Bill Dunlap Talk

Bill Dunlap, the acclaimed Mississippi painter, will be giving a talk–“Confessions of an Itinerant Painter”–in Giles Hall Auditorium on Wednesday March 28th, at 11.00 a.m.

Dunlap has distinguished himself as an artist, arts commentator and educator, during a career that has spanned more than three decades.

His paintings, sculpture and constructions are included in prestigious collections, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Lauren Rogers Museum, Mobil Corporation, Riggs Bank, IBM Corporation, Federal Express, The Equitable Collection, Rogers Ogden Collection, Arkansas Art Center, the United States State Department, and United States Embassies throughout the world.

Honored in his field, Mr. Dunlap has received awards and fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation, the Lila Wallace/Reader’s Digest Foundation for study and travel in Southeast Asia, Warhol Foundation, Virginia Commission for the Arts, Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art/RJR Nabisco Visual Artists Award, and the Mississippi Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts.

He is an inspired speaker and has lectured on art related subjects at colleges, universities, institutions and professional conferences. He serves as arts commentator on WETA-TV’s cultural round table show, “Around Town.”

Dunlap has an M.F.A. from the University of Mississippi, and taught at Appalachian State University in North Carolina (1970-79) and Memphis State University (1979-80.) He currently maintains studios in McLean, Virginia; Mathiston, Mississippi and Coral Gables, Florida.

For more about William Dunlap, click here.