The Dr. N. Lee Morris Gallery will feature artist Mark Stephenson from October 19 to November 26.
Mr. Stephenson is a full-time artist in central North Carolina, who through a multi-faceted background brings a unique perspective to his work. He studied at the prestigious Art Students League in New York City while initially planning to pursue a career as an opera singer. Success at the League ushered in awards and commissions including acceptance at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s copyists program. In May of 2014, Mark was artist in residence at La Macina di San Cresci, Italy. He was also a top six finalist in the 2015 ArtFields Portrait Competition.
The Doctor N. Lee Morris Gallery is located on the second floor of the Drs. Bruce and Lee Foundation Library at 509 S. Dargan Street in Florence. For more information about library programs, visit www.florencelibrary.org