Press Release Submitted by Dr. James R. Armitage, Camp Commander
The John R. Massey Camp # 152
Sons of Confederate Veterans
SCV Camp no. 152 will meet at 7PM, on May 10 in the City Municipal Auditorium. The guest speaker will be Mr. Ken Smith, who lives and works in Southwest Virginia.
Mr. Smith is a native of Lincoln County, TN, and is an avid history buff, illustrator, artist, reenactor and living historian. Work that Mr. Smith has designed, art directed or illustrated has appeared in the Print Regional Design Annual, New York Art Director’s Club, Society of Illustrators and Society of Publication Designers annuals, Graphis, Communication Arts and Print magazine. He was formerly Design Director/Vice President at Whittle Communications, and co-founder and creative director of Media-South in Knoxville, TN. He is a member of the Society of Illustrators, the Society of Publication Designers, the American Institute of Graphic Arts, and the Coast Guard Art Program as well as the Garrison of Fort Loudoun (the premier French and Indian War living history program). Mr. Smith holds a BFA from the University of Tennessee, an MA from Syracuse University, and an MFA from the University of Hartford, and is currently Assistant Professor of Art at Radford University, where he teaches graphic design.
The program is free and open to anyone interested in Southern history. The regular business meeting will follow the program. For more information on the SCV go to scv.org.