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Montgomery College's King Street Gallery Presents Lincoln Mudd: Student, Mentor, Colleague; Reception Dec. 12

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Published: 2019-12-02 00:00:01.000

<p>The King Street Gallery presents <b><i>Lincoln Mudd: Student, Mentor</i></b><i>, <b>Colleague </b></i> featuring the work of Professor Lincoln Mudd with his students, mentors, and colleagues in celebration of his legacy from December 9 to January 31, 2020. A reception will be held on Thursday, December 12, 6-8 p.m. This event is located at the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center. This exhibition is free and open to the public. For more information, visit <a href=""></a></p>
<p><b><i>Lincoln Mudd Student, Mentor</i></b><i>, <b>Colleague </b></i> highlights Professor Mudd's dedication to the Montgomery College community at several points in his career, beginning as a student in our printmaking department. Throughout his years as a professor of sculpture and printmaking, and department chair, Professor Mudd influenced, inspired, and mentored generations of students, staff, and faculty. A fraction of those who benefitted from his generous life present their work here.</p>
<p>At the reception event visitors will have the opportunity to support the new Lincoln S. Mudd Endowed Scholarship for Takoma Park/Silver Spring AA-Art, AFA, and HACL Arts Focus students.</p>
<p><b>About Lincoln Mudd</b></p>
<p>Professor Lincoln Mudd (1958-2018) taught all levels of sculpture as well as foundations, design and printmaking. Professor Mudd was born in Washington, DC, and grew up in Montgomery County, MD. He began attending Montgomery College in Takoma Park as a part-time student in 1994. Completing his Associates Degree, he decided to continue his studies full time at University of Maryland, College Park where he was introduced to metal casting and foundry operation. In addition to studio art, he also did work in creative writing (poetry) and comparative literature. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Studio Art as well as a Citation in Comparative Studies in spring 2000.</p>
<p>After earning his MFA in Sculpture in 2002 Lincoln worked as an Adjunct Instructor at University of Maryland, Montgomery College, and Prince Georges Community College. In 2006, he became a full-time faculty member of Montgomery College. Beginning in 2012 he was an Associate Professor of Art. From 2014-2016 he served as Department Chair for Visual and Performing Arts.</p>

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