Morrison, Keith - Paintings Poster

Regular price $40.00

Keith Morrison. 
Paintings. 

Chicago, Chicago State University Gallery, 1978. 
Poster. 
10 x 15 3/4". 

Very Good. 

Vertical and horizontal lines as folded for mailing. 
Addressed to Cynthia Navaretta,
Editor at Women Artists Newsletter. 
Postmarked 1978. 

Two pieces of tape attached to back top left and right. 
Minor wrinkling and staining, almost entirely only visible at back, 
but for faint small area top center. 
Small unobtrusive tear top left. 
Overall, presentable and frame-worthy. 

Poster for an exhibition of Keith Morrison's paintings
at Chicago State University Gallery as well as
a lecture "Art and the Forces of Culture" given in 1978. 

Artist, art educator, curator, art critic, and administrator,
Keith Anthony Morrison was born in Jamaica, where
he had his childhood education. Morrison studied at the
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he received
both a BFA (1963), and an MFA (1965).
Keith Anthony Morrison is a painter, printmaker, educator,
art critic, art curator and university administrator.
He represented the USA as art critic and cultural envoy
to the 2008 Shanghai Biennale.
He represented Jamaica in the 2001, Venice Biennale,
the world’s most famous and prestigious art exhibition,
the only time Jamaica has been represented there.
He represented Jamaica in the Caribbean Biennale
in Santo Domingo, in 1994.
He curated the exhibition, Magical Visions, with work of
eight major contemporary African-American artists in 2009. 
On August 6th, 2017, Morrison was awarded the title
Commander in the Order of Distinction by his native country of Jamaica.