RICHLAND — Paintings celebrating “Women Who Walk the Path” will be featured at WSU Tri-Cities at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 5.
 
The opening reception for artist Kimberly Camp is in The Art Center, inside the Consolidated Information Center at 2770 University Drive, Richland. Admission is free and open to the public.
 
Camp started her career as an artist at the age of 12. Her paintings and soft-sculpture dolls capture the wisdom, strength, and spirit of African-American women. Camp’s artwork has been shown throughout the United States in more than 100 exhibitions, including the Smithsonian Institution and the African American Museum in Philadelphia.
 
With a parallel career as a museum administrator, Camp currently is the chief executive officer of the Hanford Reach Interpretive Center, an initiative to create a $40 million science and technology center in Richland. Camp graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor’s degree in studio arts and art history. She earned her master’s degree in arts administration from Drexel University in Philadelphia.
 
The art exhibit runs through March 31 as part of the WSU Tri-Cities Spring 2009 Liberal Arts Season of Events. The Art Center’s regular hours are non to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
 
For more information go ONLINE @ www.tricity.wsu.edu/artgallery.
 

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