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“In Search of the Cross” Photo Exhibit Opening Reception Thursday, October 20

2005-10-11

Decatur, GA.—Columbia Theological Seminary presents “In Search of the Cross,” an exhibit of more than 25 black and white photographic images by Chuck Douglas in the Harrington Center October 17-December 9. An opening reception with the artist is Thursday, October 20, 6:30-7:30 p.m., in the Harrington Center library. The exhibit may be viewed during regular business hours, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. weekdays, or by appointment. For more information, call 404.687.4587. ”In Search of the Cross” is a spiritual, photographic journal in which Douglas finds the cruciform image in common and uncommon places of everyday life. The works were first exhibited on Palm Sunday, April 2005, in the Lyke House Catholic Center on the campus of the Atlanta University Center. Chuck Douglas, a native of New Orleans and a Georgia resident since 1978, is an award winning visual artist, designer and arts educator. A graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana, he was awarded Xavier’s Numa J. Rousseve Fine Arts Scholarship. Additionally, in 1989-90, Douglas became the first African-American male recipient of a fellowship to the prestigious National Arts Education Research Center of New York University. Douglas is a relief printmaker, mixed media painter and conceptual artist. He is also a skilled designer of custom bench-made and African inspired furniture and accessories. His showroom/studio and gallery are located in Studioplex on Auburn Avenue, in Atlanta. Columbia Theological Seminary, located in Decatur, Georgia, was established in 1828 and is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (USA). 


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