Remembering John Biggers

This grant supports programming to accompany an exhibit of John Biggers' work on display at Winston-Salem Delta Fine Arts October 30, 2015 – January 31, 2016. Programming includes a panel discussion “A Conversation with Friends,” exploring the cultural significance and themes (ancestry, heritage, regionalism, spirituality) prevalent in the artist’s work. The panel includes scholar Brooke Davis Anderson; Durham artist Vandorn Hinnant; Biggers’ nephew and mentee, James Bigger, and Simon Atkins Alexander, collector and one of Winston-Salem Delta Fine Arts founder. Youth authors and advocates from Authoring Action will interpret Biggers’ work for a modern audience.