Published on January 28, 2013 by Sean Flynt  
The Visiting Artist Series at Samford University will exhibit the art of Bethanne and Darius Hill Jan. 28-Feb. 24, with a public reception for the artists 4-6 p.m. Feb. 6. Darius Hill will present a public artist’s talk at 10 a.m. Feb. 6 in Swearingen Hall room 101.

Bethanne Hill is a full-time artist whose work has appeared on the covers of numerous magazines, books and CDs, and in galleries throughout the Southeast. All of her paintings are done in acrylic on wood, paper or canvas. Darius Hill is chair of the Visual Arts Department at Alabama School of Fine Arts and a mixed media artist who exhibits his work throughout the region.

The free exhibit and reception will be in Samford University Art Gallery, Swearingen Hall. The gallery is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.