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RILL course to focus on Henry Tanner

Henry Ossawa Tanner, a distinguished African-American artist, will be the subject of an upcoming course offered by the Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning.

Tanner moved to Paris in 1891 to study and continued to live there after being accepted in French artistic circles. He gained international acclaim for his depiction of landscapes and Biblical themes.

The Rev. Dr. Kathleen Price will teach the three sessions that are scheduled for Sept. 28 and Oct. 5 and 12 (Fridays) from 1-3 p.m. at the school’s Glenns campus, Room 112.

Price, a retired Episcopal priest, has degrees in interior design, art history, counseling and divinity. Her doctoral work was in Biblical art.

Advance registration, with a tuition payment of $35, is required to take the course. For more information or to register, contact RCC’s Educational Foundation office at 804-333-6707 or ...

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