Jerome Witkin to present lecture at the Palmer Museum of Art

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Jerome Witkin, artist and professor of painting at Syracuse University, will discuss his artistic process, creative vision and the sources of inspiration that have shaped his long career at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at the Palmer Museum of Art.

Witkin is best known for narrative paintings that exemplify technical brilliance, psychological intensity and a deep concern for humanity. A retrospective of Witkin’s work, "Drawn to Paint: The Art of Jerome Witkin," is on display at the Palmer through May 5. A reception will follow in the Christoffers Lobby.

The event is co-sponsored by the museum and the School of Visual Arts John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series. "Drawn to Paint" was organized by the Syracuse University Art Galleries.

The Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State is located on Curtin Road and admission is free. For more information, call 814-865-7672 or visit

Last Updated January 10, 2015