Folk and Self-Taught Art Discussion

  • Experts in the field of folk and self-taught art discuss the advance of non-mainstream art and the importance of fostering an appreciation for these complex and highly personal works. The panel features Tom DiMaria, director of the Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, California; Bernard L . Herman, professor of Southern studies and American studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Katherine Jentleson, curator of folk and self-taught art at the High Museum of Art; and Philip March Jones, director of the Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York. Leslie Umberger, SAAM's curator of folk and self-taught art, moderates the discussion.