Henry Ford College Hosts “Ibile: Those Who Speak Through Their Ancestors,” a Presentation Featuring South Carolina Artist in Residence Arianne King-Comer on Thursday, March 24
News Summary: Henry Ford College welcomes South Carolina Artist in Residence Arianne King-Comer who will give a presentation called “Ibile: Those Who Speak Through Their Ancestors,” on Thursday, March 24.
March 22, 2016, Dearborn, Mich. – Henry Ford College (HFC) welcomes South Carolina Artist in Residence Arianne King-Comer who will give a presentation called “Ibile: Those Who Speak Through Their Ancestors,” on Thursday, March 24.
King-Comer’s art presentations will be from 9 a.m. to noon and from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Room F-163 of the MacKenzie Fine Arts Center (Building F) on the main campus. A reception for her will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Sisson Gallery, located on the first floor of the Fine Arts building.
An alumna of Howard University in Washington, D.C., King-Comer has been a South Carolina Artist in Residence since 1995. She is a textile artist who creates her work in the following media: paintings, wearable art, installation art, environmental art and home deco. Her artistry has been seen in several traveling exhibitions nationwide.
In 1999, King-Comer was featured on the PBS documentary “Messengers of the Spirit.” In 2003, she was featured in an indigo arts segment on HGTV’s “Country Style,” which is still in syndication. In 2013, she was featured in Charleston Magazine’s “Giving Back to the Community” segment. Currently, she holds workshops in Port Antonio, Jamaica. This fall, she has a joint exhibition scheduled in the Waterfront Gallery in Charleston, SC.
This event is free and open to the public. For questions or further information, contact HFC fine arts instructor Steve Glaze at 313-845-6485 or firstname.lastname@example.org.