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Renowned artist to visit University of Tampa


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The University of Tampa, Scarfone/Hartley Gallery, is presenting an exhibition of paintings and prints by nationally acclaimed artist Sedrick Huckaby.

Paintings and will be on display including four panels titled A Love Supreme, Winter, Summer, Fall, and Spring.

In conjunction with the exhibition, Huckaby will be on campus to collaborate with master printer Carl Cowden to create monoprints as a visiting artist for STUDIO - f Feb. 10-21.

Huckaby, born in 1975 in Fort Worth, began painting quilts as backdrops for portraits. Over time, he began to focus on the quilts alone as artful messengers, telling stories of family, ancestral legacy and also of spiritual concepts through draping folds and connected patches.

Winner of numerous awards including a Joan Mitchell Foundation Award and a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, his work can be found in permanent collections such as the Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University in Durham, N.C.

STUDIO-f, a visiting artist program, introduces national and international artists to the Tampa area. STUDIO-f is in Bailey Art Studios at 310 N. Boulevard. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free.

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