Mississippi painter Kate Freeman Clark subject of lecture by author Carolyn Brown
Award-winning author Carolyn Brown of Jackson, Miss. will discuss her new book, The Artist’s Sketch: A Biography of Painter Kate Freeman Clark, on Friday, March 24 at 5:30 pm at Oddfellows Gallery in downtown Hattiesburg. This event is part of “Lectures, Lore and Lessons: Mississippi at the Bicentennial,” an event and lecture series celebrating Mississippi’s bicentennial, hosted by The University of Southern Mississippi University Libraries’ Special Collections.
Clark is one of Mississippi’s most significant artists, and The Artist’s Sketch: A Biography of Painter Kate Freeman Clark gives insight into her life and work. Paintings by Kate Freeman Clark from the William Carey University Collection will be on view in the gallery the evening of the lecture.
This official bicentennial project was made possible by a grant from the Mississippi Humanities Council, through support from the Mississippi Development Authority. To learn more about “Lectures, Lore and Lessons: Mississippi at the Bicentennial” events and lecture series, visit http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/msbicentennial.html.