Crisp-Ellert Museum welcomes resident artist

Artist Eric Kendrick will fill the post of resident artist from January to April

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Flagler College announced Sunday that Eric Kendrick as the first local/regional artist to participate in the CEAM Artist Residency for the Crisp-Ellert Museum.

Kendrick will be on campus weekly to engage with students, staff and faculty as well as the community through class visits and special workshops and events.

She will be holding an artist talk Tuesday, Jan. 25, starting at 6 p.m. The event will be open to the public.

Kendrick’s work has been included in solo and group exhibitions at venues such as Yellow House, Jacksonville; Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville; Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Museum, Port Elizabeth, South Africa and the New Orleans African American Museum just to name a few.

Currently, Kendrick is the director of education and lead visual art instructor at the Jacksonville Arts & Music School, and in 2019 was named the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville’s 2019 Art Educator of the Year.

The CEAM Artist Residency, in collaboration with Flagler College’s Department of Art & Design, is a regular program of artists-in-residence to engage in themes of place-making while collaborating with some aspect of St Augustine’s local community, the city’s significant and varied roles in American history or its rich natural environment.

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