To toast the reinstallation of eight works by French artist Raoul Dufy, Evergreen welcomes art historian Jennifer Wester, Ph.D., who will present an overview on Dufy and the Fauvism art movement followed by an opportunity to view the artwork and enjoy French-inspired cocktails from the celebrated Baltimore bar Dutch Courage.

Photo: Untitled work, Raoul Dufy (1877-1953); c. 1936, France, watercolor and pencil on paper, Evergreen House Foundation EH1952.1.187. Bequest of Alice Warder Garrett.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Jennifer Wester, Ph.D. (she/her) is the Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity (URSCA), and an Associate Research Scholar in the Department of the History of Art. Appointed in 2023, she oversees the awarding of undergraduate research grants, the convening of the annual Macksey Symposium, and the implementation of the summer research programs for visiting undergraduates. She also leads the Mellon Humanities Collaboratory. Wester holds a Ph.D. in the History of Art from Johns Hopkins University, and a B.A., summa cum laude, in the History of Art and French from Middlebury College. Prior to joining URSCA, she was Associate Professor of Art History at Notre Dame of Maryland University, where she also served as the director of campus art galleries.

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