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Importance Of Artists


Last updated 12/3/2014 at 12:38pm

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.

-Pablo Picasso

The passing of Tim Murray, the face of the Brevard College Art Department for four decades, serves as a reminder as to how important art and artists are to this community.

Not to be crass, but Murray played an economic role in the community. When he began teaching at Brevard College, he was the only art instructor and classes were taught in a basement. Now the college has four full-time art faculty and numerous adjunct instructors. That’s three additional full-time positions and several part-time positio...

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