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Food Justice in Appalachia: Artists' Perspectives 

Food Justice in Appalachia: Artists' Perspectives 
January - May 2022
WVU Downtown Campus Library Room 1020

This exhibition includes original artwork around food justice themes from artists nationwide. Media includes painting, sculpture, prints, and drawings. Participating artists include: Jackie Andrews, rural Maryland; Aileen Bassis, Long Island City, NY; Payton Brown, Morgantown, WV; Brian Fencl, Wheeling, WV; Martha Knox, Philadelphia, PA; Eddie Maier, Morgantown, WV; Leo Morrissey, Sea Isle City, NJ; Lis Sundberg, Red Hook, NY; Gerardo Valera, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and Ally Zlatar, Glasgow, Scotland. 

Artwork images below by (L-R): Brian Fencl, Leo Morrissey, Lis Sundberg and Jackie Andrews.

Virtual Event: Friday, Feb. 11, 12pm ET 

Artists (Leo Morrissey, Brian Fencl, Gerardo Valera, Aileen Bassis, Payton Brown) will discuss their work in the show and how it relates to their other work, followed by a moderated panel discussion and q-and-a. Artist Payton Brown will be present in the gallery, with the rest on zoom. Live captioning will be available on the Zoom virtual program. Request for other services can be made by contacting at least three business days prior to the event.