Rollins College

Winter Park Institute Welcomes William Blake Scholar Michael Phillips

February 11, 2009

Media Contact: Stephanie Page Duesing, 407-646-2203

What: Rollins’ Winter Park Institute welcomes William Blake scholar Michael Phillips, who is presenting “The Art and Craft of Reproducing William Blake’s ‘Songs of Innocence and Experience.’” This event is free and open to the public.

When: Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 2:30 p.m.

Where: The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
445 North Park Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789

Background: Michael Phillips is considered to be an expert on the printing process used by William Blake, an English poet, painter and printmaker who lived during the Anti-Jacobin Terror in Britain. Phillips will serve as a guest curator of the “William Blake Exhibition," which will open in Paris this spring. Phillips wrote the book William Blake The Creation of the Songs From Manuscript to Illuminated Printing and has been awarded several fellowships for his research and work on William Blake.

For more information, contact the Winter Park Institute at Rollins College at: www.winterparkinstitute.org or call 407-691-1995.

 


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