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ART: Willie Rasco, opening reception, LASC
September 7, 2012 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Core of Nature’s Beauty
Art of an African American Folk Artist
August 20 – October 16
Opening Reception: Friday, September 7, 5:00 – 8:00 PM
Artist Workshop: Sunday, September 9, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Gallery Hop: Friday, September 21, 5 – 8 PM
Presented as part of the Lexington Roots and Heritage Festival, an opening reception with the artist is Friday, September 7 at the Living Arts & Science Center.
Born in rural Christian County, KY, in 1950, Willie Rascoe was the first black student to graduate from the Sinking Fork Elementary School following racial integration of the public schools.