Curate

Episode 8

Season 6 Episode 8 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Visionary and prolific artist Anderson Johnson, the son of a sharecropper, traveled throughout the United States, preaching the gospel, and along the way he also taught himself to draw, play piano and guitar. He gave all those gifts back to the world in abundance, settling in Newport News. His life and art lives on in a permanent exhibit at the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center

Aired: 12/24/21

Rating: NR

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Curate is a local public television program presented by WHRO Public Media.

Curate is made possible with grant funding from the Chesapeake Fine Arts Commission, Norfolk Arts, the Williamsburg Area Arts Commission, the Newport News Arts Commission and the Virginia Beach Arts …