A Collaboration of Creativity

David C. Driskell Master Artist & Curlee R. Holton Master Printmaker

August 31 – October 27, 2019 2019-08-31 09:00:00 2019-10-27 09:00:00 15 A Collaboration of Creativity Banko Gallery true MM/DD/YYYY
Venue: Banko Gallery



  • Opening Reception: First Friday September 6, 6-9 pm
  • Artist Talk: First Friday September 6, 7 pm

A Collaboration of Creativity features works on paper and highlights the creativity of Curlee R. Holton and David C. Driskell, both as individuals and as collaborators for more than ten years. Both artists have risen to prominence in their field throughout their artistic careers, and the exhibition will showcase their work in diverse mediums including aquatint, drawing, etching, lithograph, and serigraph.

David C. Driskell

David C. Driskell has maintained an active career as a practicing artist, teacher, curator, collector, art administrator, and art consultant. He has lectured across the globe, and his works are included in major collections of art museums throughout the world. Professor Driskell has authored five exhibition catalogues on the subject of African American art. He is the recipient of numerous fellowships, awards, and prizes, including three Rockefeller Foundation Fellowships and a Harmon Foundation Fellowship. In 2000, he received the National Humanities Medal from President Clinton.

Curlee R. Holton

Curlee Raven Holton is a printmaker and painter whose work has been exhibited in more than forty one-person shows and one hundred group shows. His exhibitions have included prestigious national and international venues like Egypt's 7th International Biennale, Taller de Artes Plasticas Rufino Tamayo in Oaxaca, Mexico, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Holton has collaborated numerous times with David C. Driskell. Curlee R. Holton is currently the Executive Director of the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland.


What do you treasure? A Class on Collecting

with Curlee Raven Holton

Saturday, October 26 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Price: $27.50 | $25 ArtsQuest Member

This panel brings together individuals that have artistic, curatorial, cultural and historical expertise. The members of the panel offer a rare opportunity to explore issues of care and collecting of art objects as well as precious family treasures.

Panelists will discuss the following topics.

I. The importance of collecting
II. How to care for what you collect
III. How to document and archive what you collect
IIII. Determining the value and importance of what you collect
IV. How to get started collecting

Curlee Raven Holton, Raven Fine Art Editions and Executive Director of the David C. Driskell Center
Dr. Christine Isabelle Oaklander, Independent Historian and Private Art Consultant
William C. Robinson, Collector
Dorit Yaron, Deputy Director of the David C. Driskell Center

Venue Information
Banko Gallery
Banana Factory
25 W Third Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
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