West Virginia born writer Julia Davis Adams began her career as a reporter for The Associated Press in New York City, authored two dozen books, and spearheaded the adoption service of the Children's Aid Society. Along with being a successful author and philanthropist, she traveled to Russia in 1957. Photographs capturing this trip are archived in the West Virginia and Regional History center.
This exhibit displays 14 paintings inspired by Adams' trip to Russia by West Virginia University advanced painting students of College of Creative Arts Professor Naijun Zhang. They will be displayed at the West Virginia University Downtown Campus Library on the 4th floor through April 2018.