Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Charles W. Ward Mural for the Michener Museum
Earlier in August, I had the pleasure of going to Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina to photograph one of Charles W. Ward’s murals in a former Post Office building. The photography was done for the James A. Michener Art Museum in Bucks County, PA. for an upcoming exhibition and catalog of Charles Ward’s paintings. The building is now the law offices of Wellman, White & Wilson. The mural is located in a small conference room measuring 12 by 10 feet and is about 8 feet off the floor. The mural itself is 11 feet 6 inches long and 5 feet high and as you can see from views of the room and mural below, a tight fit in the room. I wish to thank Bill White who kindly had the light fixture that hangs in the middle of the room removed for the photography session. The exhibit of Charles Ward’s paintings, curated by David Leopold, opens October 31, 2009.