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“The Shape of Diversity” Community Mural Project and Dialogue is part of the 2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebratory Events happening at Saint Anselm College.




This year’s theme:  “Celebrating Culture”


“Culture is the widening of the mind & of the spirit.”- Jawaharlal Nehru



“Shape of Diversity”
Community Mural Project

An apprenticeship experience with artist Richard Haynes, Jr. and the students, faculty, staff, and alumni of St. Anselm College
Winter 2011

Guided by our mission as a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts College, and the Strategic Plan: Looking Within – Reaching Beyond, St. Anselm College is pleased to announce the development of a community mural that will focus on our commitment to fostering an intentionally inclusive campus environment. This multi-disciplinary project will be led by visiting artist and lecturer Richard Haynes over the course of several weekends in January and February 2011.

To register and obtain more information visithttp://www.TheShapeofDiversity.org. Questions can be directed to 656-6028 or multiculturalcenter@anselm.edu

ABOUT RICHARD HAYNES, JR.

Richard Haynes, Jr., artist & photographer, activist


Portsmouth, NH

Richard Haynes, Jr. was born in Charleston, South Carolina and grew up in New York City.

He completed a MFA from Pratt Institute and a BFA in fine arts as a painter/print maker at

Lehman College in New York City. He worked for CBS for several years as an art buyer for

their publishing company, Holt Rinehart and Winston.

Painting by Richard Haynes, Jr

Haynes’ paintings feature migrant workers, jazz musicians, sweetgrass basketmakers

with the use of bold Caran D’ache color to saturate clean shapes and silhouettes, giving

great expression to figures who, the observer may eventually notice, do not have faces.

Haynes’ calls himself an American visual storyteller, and has said that he takes great pride

in painting stories of those who are faceless in our society.

The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts Fellowship was awarded to Haynes to complete his

series of work on the Underground Railroad.

For more information about Richard Haynes, Jr. visit www.haynesimages.com

To see more galleries of his work, go to: http://www.seacoastnh.com/artists/haynes/index.html

(for more about Mr. Haynes, click the About tab on main page)

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