|Louisville Urban League Raising Funds With Artwork Auction|
-- Art Auction Showcasing Diversity and Inclusion Benefits Scholarships for Youth --
Louisville Urban League announced that it was auctioning an original artwork by artist Robert L. Douglas "Learning Together". The artwork, chosen by LUL to celebrate diversity and inclusion, is 30" x 30" acrylic on canvas. The Artwork comes framed, ready for hanging with total dimensions of 38" x 38".
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Professor Robert L. Douglas
Robert L. Douglas Sr. is a painter and sculptor as well as a scholar. He received a BS degree from the University of Louisville in 1963, a MA degree in 1981 and a PhD from the University of Iowa in 1983. As an artist professor, Douglas has a long history of productions of sculptures, paintings, and illustrations. His works are in numerous public and private collections. Public works include his heroic portrait of Albert Mezeek installed at Mezeek Middle School in 1998 and a four-part mural was installed in 2003 at the Park DuVall Resource Center. His illustrations and drawings for magazines and book cover designs span three decades. More recent examples are: Come On Up To Brightness, Middle Passage:105 Days, Libations and Mandela, Amandle. He has published numerous articles and essay on artists, art theory, criticism and philosophy. His books include: Wadsworth Jarrell, The Artist as Revolutionary, and Resistance, Insurgence and Identity: The Art of Mari Evans, Nelson Stevens and the Black Arts Movement, all of which can be accessed via his website, http://bobdouglasart.com . He is currently writing the definitive biography about the art and life of G. C. Coxe.