David C. Driskell

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Woman with Flowers by David Driskell, 1972

David C. Driskell (born June 7, 1931) is a scholar in the field of African-American art and an artist. Driskell is an emeritus professor at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Driskell holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Catholic University and nine Honorary Doctoral degrees.[1] In 2000, Driskell was honored by President Bill Clinton as one of 12 recipients of the National Humanities Medal. [1] A publication, David C. Driskell: Artist and Scholar by Julie L. McGee, detailing Driskell's life and work, was published in 2006.[citation needed]

Driskell is represented by DC Moore Gallery. His first exhibition at the gallery was held in October 2006.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "AWARDS & HONORS: 2000 NATIONAL HUMANITIES MEDALIST: David C. Driskell". National Endowment for the Humanities. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "DC Moore Gallery, artist page". Retrieved 1 February 2013. 

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