Folks and Wee Folks: The Works of William M. Duffy
Next Upcoming Date:
Thursday, October 19 2017
The collection highlights the multifaceted nature of Duffys practice, and his dedication to the representation of the black body. Duffy uses sculpture, drawing, and silkscreen to celebrate African, and African American cultures. William Duffy was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. Always having a special talent for painting and drawing, Duffy graduated from the Louisville School of Art with a B.F.A. in painting. Learning from books and experimentation, Duffy taught himself to carve stone. After receiving several sculpture awards and many favorable comments on his sculpting ability, he began working as a full-time sculptor. His figurative and abstract sculptures have won over 30 purchase or merit awards in exhibitions throughout the United States.