“Places III” – Art by Marvin Saltzman
Reception and Artist Talk
Thursday, Dec. 1, 6-9 p.m.
Artist Talk: 7 p.m.
Admission is free
Food trucks will be on site
Join Marvin Saltzman, artist and Professor Emeritus at UNC-Chapel Hill, as he shares inspiration behind his landscape paintings from around the world.
Walk through the exhibit at your own leisure, currently on display at the Friday Center, and hear Marvin’s take on his work.
The exhibit features 16 paintings and nine drawings by Saltzman from the past 40 years, influenced by his fascination with nature. Join us to learn more about the inspiration behind Saltzman’s work.
Questions? Call the Friday Center at 919-962-3000 for more information.
About the artist:
Marvin Saltzman was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1931. He attended the University of Chicago and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1954 to 1956, and received a B.F.A. and M.F.A. from the University of Southern California in 1959. He taught at multiple universities, including Eastern Oregon State College, the University of Wisconsin at Madison, the University of Southern California, and was a member of the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 1967 to 1996, where he mentored hundreds of students, many of whom have gone on to have successful artistic careers.
Can’t make the event? Marvin’s prints will be on exhibit at the Friday Center through January 2017. Feel free to stop by and explore his work at your leisure.