Central Piedmont Community College Library Presents : Meet the Author Patrick Diamond
Leadership & Service

Join us for our virtual Central Piedmont Community College Library Author Showcase.

Patrick Diamond, author and art collector shares stories from a childhood of poverty in the rural south to becoming an avid art collector and supporter of African American artists in his book,  The Incredible Joy of Collecting African American Art: My journey from FrogTown, S.C. to the National Gallery.

In conversation with Central Piedmont Visual Art Instructor, James Spence, Mr. Diamond will explore his passion for collecting African American Art with his wife Judy. His collection includes work from Romare Bearden, Elizabeth Catlett and Jacob Lawrence.

Read more about Patrick and Judy Diamond in the Southpark Magazine feature and see a selection of their collection coming Summer 2021 at the Central Piedmont Community College, Central Campus, Bill and Patty Gorelick Gallery.

To read more about Patrick in Southpark Magazine 

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  • Mon. April 12 2021 at 11:30AM