David C. Driskell Center


Collectors’ Legacy: Selections from the Sandra and Lloyd Baccus Collection

Thursday, September 10 - Friday, November 20, 2015



Panel Discussion


In conjunction with the exhibition, the Driskell Center will present a panel discussion at which artists, art professionals, and art scholars will explore the many connections existing between artists and art collectors, with a special focus on the ways in which the practices of collectors impact the careers and recognition of artists.

“Artists and Collectors:
Collaborations and Influences”

Thursday, October 29th, 2015
starting at 5:30PM
The David C. Driskell Center

1207 Cole Student Activities Building. University of Maryland, College Park

    Panelists will include:

  • • Professor Curlee R. Holton – Executive Director, David C. Driskell Center

  • • Dr. Brenda Thompson – Art Collector

  • • Mera Rubell – Art Collector and Co-Founder, Rubell Family Collection Museum

  • • Rhonda Matheison – Art Collector and Chief Financial Officer, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

  • • Peggy Cafritz – Art Collector and President, District of Columbia Board of Education

  • • David C. Driskell – Artist, Art Historian, Art Collector, Curator, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Art, University of Maryland

  • Moderator: Professor Curlee R. Holton

RSVP by email driskellcenter@umd.edu or by phone 301.314.2615
by October 23, 2015