January 18 - March 22, 2019
“This exhibit of photographs by Richard Orton results from a 25 year project to document life in the African-American community of County Line in deep East Texas, a “freedom colony” founded in the 1880s. This show was organized by Stephen F. Austin State University.”
Opening: January 18, 2019 | 6–8 pm
Artist talk: January 19, 2019 | 10–11 am
Gallery Talk with Mr. Richard Orton, Ms. Elia Ali, Ms. Beatrice Upshaw and Dr. Savannah Williamson of SRSU. In addition, Mr. Orton will have his book The Upshaws of County Line: An American Family available for signing and purchase.
400 N Harrison St
Alpine , 79832 Texas