Category harvey

1997 $10,000

Bessie Harvey1929-1994

Knoxville Museum of Art
Knoxville, TN

$10,000 toward Awakening the Spirits: Sculpture by Bessie Harvey, an exhibition and catalogue, organized by curator Stephen C. Wicks, and the acquisition of a work. Living in East Tennessee, Harvey was a self-taught artist who sought out and embellished pieces of found wood, tree roots, and household objects to create small narrative scenes depicting biblical heroes as well as the lives of African Americans.

Total: $10,000