Artist Mark E. Flowers
Friday - September 24, 2010
About This Show
Mark E. Flowers earned his BFA in Studio Arts from The University of South Carolina in 1977 and his MFA in Painting from Western Michigan University in1979. Following his academic career, he has exhibited his work throughout the United States and in Europe.
His art teaching career parallels his art making. He has taught art at the secondary and postsecondary levels for more than 27 years. While he has been a teacher of art, he has also chaired two fine arts departments and one painting department. His most recent teaching award is the Allen Zearn Distinguished Teaching Award at Mercersburg Academy where he has taught art for the last 17 years.
He talks with Dr. Edgar about making art, teaching art, and about he and his wife, artist Kristy Higby, divide their time between their teaching jobs in Pennsylvania and their new home in Asheville.