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Grady Kimsey: Gallery Talk and Tour with the Curator
April 1, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk and Tour with the Curator
7 to 9 pm Friday, February 19th
11 am to 1 pm Friday, April 1st
Crealdé Main Campus Galleries
Join Barbara Tiffany for a walk through the exhibition of lifelong works by Grady Kimsey, followed by questions.
“Art Legends of Orange County: Grady Kimsey – The Right of Passage, Works from the 1940s to the Present” at the Crealdé Main Campus Galleries, February 5-April 2, 2016.
With eight decades of life experiences to draw upon for inspiration, Grady Kimsey enjoys critical and popular success as a sculptor, potter, painter and instructor. He earned his B.A. in fine arts from the University of Tennessee in 1950, and then completed his master’s in education from Rollins College in Winter Park in 1969. Kimsey served as a professor of art for 20 years at Seminole Community College, where he founded the Fine Arts Gallery in 1980. His awards are many, including The Council of Arts and Sciences for Central Florida Award for “Outstanding Achievement in the Arts” and a State of Florida Individual Artist Fellowship. In the dual exhibitions co-curated by Barbara Tiffany, Curator of Gallery Exhibitions and Manager of Painting & Drawing, and David Cumbie, Sculpture Garden Curator and Sculpture Studio Manager, both Grady Kimsey’s enduring creative spirit and his extensive mentorship over many decades are honored.