Paul Stankard, Morning Bouquet with Figures
Democratic Vistas: Whitman, Body and Soul
May 30-December 7, 2019
Exhibition Opening Wednesday May 29, 5 – 7:30 pm
Part of a larger regional program, Whitman at 200: Art and Democracy, in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Walt Whitman, Democratic Vistas features the work of seven artists whose work addressing various themes in Walt Whitman’s poetry. Whitman lived his last 19 years in a working class neighborhood in Camden; many of the exhibition artists draw on that experience, expressing the importance of place and rootedness. The exhibition includes works by Caroline Carlsmith, Paul Cava, Allen Crawford, John Giannotti, John Gutoskey, Paul Stankard, and a collaborative sculpture by artists Mark Stockton and Lewis Colburn, as well as selected artifacts from the Walt Whitman House.
Join us Wednesday May 29
Walt Whitman 200th Birthday Celebration
Democratic Vistas: Whitman, Body & Soul exhibition preview
5 pm Walt Whitman Association’s 2019 High School Poetry Contest Awards presented
Black Box Studio, Fine Arts Building, Rutgers University-Camden
6 – 7:30 pm Reception and preview of exhibition
Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Building, Rutgers University-Camden
Street meter parking is available.
In addition, visitors can purchase a visitor permit: www.camden.rutgers.edu.visit/parking-shuttles. Parking is available in Lots C1, C2, C3, C14, City Lot 15 or City Lot 16 only. These permits do not provide free meter parking.