Holton Appointed to Permanent Position at Driskell Center

Holton Appointed to Permanent Position at Driskell Center
The University of Maryland College of Arts and Humanities has announced the appointment of Curlee R. Holton as the permanent executive director of the David C. Driskell Center for the  Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora  and senior artist-in-residence in the Department of Art.   Holton has served in the position as consultant and interim executive director for the center since July 2012; his permanent appointment was effective July 1, 2014. He previously was the David M. and Linda Roth Professor of Art and founding director of the Experimental Printmaking Institute at Lafayette College in Easton, PA.  ”I’ve been impressed with Curlee’s performance in his interim executive director role over the past two years," said Bonnie Thornton Dill, dean for the College of Arts and Humanities. "He is a wise …