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september, 2018

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28sep8:00 AM8:00 PMBill Whitney, 1921-1985 | ARTIST Exhibition

Event Details

Exhibit Title: Bill Whitney, 1921-1985: A Selection of Paintings and Drawings

Bill Whitney was a full time art professor at Olivet College from 1959 to 1979 where he taught painting, drawing, metal craft and art history. Previous to teaching at Olivet College, for nine years Whitney conducted his own art gallery, Whitney Galleries, with his wife, Charlotte, in Birmingham, Michigan. Together, they hosted shows of their own art, as well as exhibitions for many others. Whitney’s paintings, drawings and metal work have been shown throughout the Midwest, and as far as Washington, D.C., New York City, California and Hawaii. Whitney was in the Pacific during World War II where he was able to make numerous drawings, now in the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas.

Exhibition open Sept. 27 – Oct. 25, 2018
Artist’s Reception Sept. 29, 5 – 7 p.m.

Gallery hours are Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. or by appointment.  For more information contact Gary Wertheimer at 269.749.7627.

Time

(Friday) 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Location

Kresge Foundation Art Gallery inside the Riethmiller Blackman Art Building

Olivet College Campus

Organizer

Gary Wertheimergbwertheimer@olivetcollege.edu

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