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Francys Johnson receives limited-edition artwork
The Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson, left, the president of the Georgia State Conference of the NAACP and a past president of the Statesboro Arts Council, accepts a limited-edition poster created by Beverly Buchanan, a well-known artist with Georgia ties. Interior designer Terry Holland of Macon, right, a patron of Buchanan's work, donated the painting to Johnson as a token of his appreciation for underwriting the Beverly Buchanan exhibit at the Averitt Center for the Arts earlier this year as part of the African Heritage series. - photo by Special
The Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson, the president of the Georgia State Conference of the NAACP, recently accepted a limited-edition poster painted by Beverly Buchanan, an award-winning, highly celebrated artist. Buchanan created the work of art just after Barack Obama was elected president. The poster belonged to Terry Holland, an interior designer from Macon, personal friend of Buchanan and patron of her work.
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