Who or what represents Durham to you? The Durham Arts Council invited visual artists to submit work that captures the spirit and diversity of the Bull City. Selected pieces by 64 artists are included in the “Portraits of Durham,” are on view at the Durham Arts Council March 15 – May 2, 2019. The “Portraits of Durham” exhibit coincides with Durham’s official sesquicentennial commemoration, Durham 150. The themes explore Durham 150’s mission: recognizing Durham’s past, present, and future, honoring the changemakers who shaped Durham’s unique sense of place, promoting ideals of inclusiveness and shared prosperity, and celebrating the community’s spirit, values, and accomplishments.
Kristin’s “Hope” represents a personal connection to the Ronald McDonald House Durham and “Fresh from the Market” the Durham Farmers Market, a favorite spot for subject matter.