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Kate Freeman Clark gallery talk to be held Oct. 8th

September 24, 2021
Dr. Carolyn J. Brown

MSU Libraries is pleased to announce that Dr. Carolyn J. Brown, author of The Artist’s Sketch: A Biography of painter Kate Freeman Clark will be giving a talk about Mississippi artist Kate Freeman Clark and her work, in conjunction with the exhibit currently on display in the John Grisham Room in Mitchell Memorial Library: EN PLEIN AIR: The Art of Kate Freeman Clark.

Dr. Carolyn J. Brown is a writer, editor, retired teacher and independent scholar. She is the author of two previous award-winning biographies, A Daring Life: A Biography of Eudora Welty and Song of My Life: A Biography of Margaret Walker, and the recently published A De Grummond Primer: Highlights of the Children’s Literature Collection, the first book about the extraordinary children’s literature archive at the University of Southern Mississippi. Find her at

The talk will be held virtually on Oct. 8th at 3 PM. The talk is free, but registration is required. To register, please visit: The talk is supported by the Mississippi Humanities Council.

For more information, please contact Jennifer McGillan, Coordinator of Manuscripts,