|[The following information is taken from the Ashby-Hodge website(link above)]|
The Last Show: Executive Board Purchases over the last 18 Years plus New Acquisitions
January 10 - March 8, 2012
After eighteen years in its present home, The Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art is preparing to move in the coming months to its new Gallery in the newly renovated Classic Hall.
In preparation for that move, the Gallery will present one more show aptly titled "The Last Show: Executive Board Purchases through the Years."
Some Previous Shows
Columbia painter Stephen Rust was the featured artist at an exhibition at The Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art on the campus
of Central Methodist University in Fayette.
The show, titled "The Scenic Moods of Stephen Rust," opened March 23 and ran through May 13. In addition to the Rust exhibition, the gallery is featuring photographs from its permanent collection.
Columbia native and painter Byron Smith was the
featured artist at The Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art on the campus of
Central Methodist University in Fayette, Mo. The show, titled "Missouri Scenes
of Byron Smith," opened Jan. 19 and ran through March 4.
Paintings by Byron Smith
In addition to the Smith exhibition, the gallery featured from its permanent collection "Images in Honor of Black History Month," 25 pieces of artworks by African-Americans or depicting Black American subject matter. This part of the exhibition included two paintings by renowned Black folk artist Clementine Hunter, pieces by Romare Bearden and Venetta Whitaker, and works by CMU alumnus Charles Broadus.