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CAS Museum 2008 Winter Summerford

Ben L. Summerford

January 29 through March 16, 2008

Born in Alabama in 1924, Professor Emeritus Ben Summerford has been a major influence on Washington art for over 50 years as an artist, teacher, and cofounder of the Jefferson Place Gallery. Summerford remains well-known for his still-lifes, landscapes, and interiors of exquisite color and sensitivity.


(Top left) Ben L. Summerford
Basket of Oranges, 2007. 40 x 36 in.
Collection of Paul and Lisa Welch.

(Top right) Ben L. Summerford
The Red Napkin, 1992. 20 x 24 in.
Collection of John Shank and Joseph Matthews.