Rachel Perry Program
Rachel Berenson Perry will be giving a talk at the Brown County Art Gallery on Sunday, September 16 at 2 pm comparing and contrasting historical Brown County artists T. C. Steele and Adolph Robert Shulz; their personalities and artwork.
The Gallery will open at Noon, talk begins at 2 pm with a reception following the program. Admission is $10 per person, children under 12 are free. All Gallery exhibits will be open.
Rachel Berenson Perry is fine arts curator emerita of the Indiana State Museum, where she organized and curated all of the art exhibitions from 2003 through 2011. She wrote numerous articles for American Art Review and Traces of Indiana and Midwestern History (Indiana Historical Society), and her books include co-authorship of Indiana Historical Society’s bicentennial edition of The House of the Singing Winds: The Life and Work of T.C. Steele (2016); William J Forsyth: The Life and Work of an Indiana Artist (Indiana University Press, 2014); Painting Indiana III: Heritage of Place (Indiana University Press, 2013); Barry Gealt: Embracing Nature (Indiana University Press, 2012); Paint and Canvas: A Biography of T. C. Steele (Indiana Historical Society, 2012); T. C. Steele and the Society of Western Artists 1896-1914 (Indiana University Press, 2009); and Children from the Hills: The Life and Work of Ada Walter Shulz (Artist Colony Press, 2001). She was awarded the Dorothy Riker Hoosier Historian Award for making notable contributions to historical scholarship in 2017. Her new book, The Life and Art of Felrath Hines: From Dark to Light (Indiana University Press and the Indiana Historical Society) will be released in November 2018.