Kohl Gallery

Life + Art - 100 Years

This exhibition celebrates the life and work of the potter, poet, painter, author, translator, and educator Mary Caroline (M.C.) Richards on the occasion of her centennial. M.C. Richards, Centering: Life + Art – 100 Years is curated by Julia Connor and Alice Sebrell and organized by the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. 

M.C. Richards, Centering: Life + Art – 100 Years includes selections of Richards’ works in clay dating from her Black Mountain College years through the 1990s, paintings, poems, broadsides, as well as photographs and other ephemera from her life. The exhibition is accompanied by a digital catalogue featuring images of Richards’ work and essays by James C. Anderson, Paulus Berensohn, Julia Connor, Deborah Haynes, Diedra Heitzman, Sherry Wildfeuer, Matthew Fox, Irwin Kremen, Jenni Sorkin, and Jeffrey Spahn.