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Thursday, April 26, 2018
Artist Talk from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Followed by a book signing and reception.

$20 Members and $40 Non-members

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Reception of Wine & Hors d’eouvres catered by Chef Narvell.

“William Dunlap is bold, outspoken, and not afraid to have a good time. Which may be why this Mississippi native is the best thing to happen to Southern art in decades.” -Julia Reed
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William (Bill) Dunlap has distinguished himself as an artist, arts commentator and educator, during a career that has spanned more than three decades. 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.  His paintings, sculpture, and constructions are included in prestigious collections, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Corcoran Gallery of Art.  For more information about William Dunlap, visit http://www.williamdunlap.com.

Dunlap will be signing his recent bestseller, Short Mean Fiction.  “Like tales from the Old Testament, these stories are mean, rampant with sex, violence, and death.” William Dunlap’s debut collection of stories, words, and pictures makes a strong case for Hypothetical Realism in his art. The artist will speak about his role to “create something out of nothing” and read excerpts from his book.

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