Athens News Matters: August Artist in Residence Abner Cope

Aug 2, 2019

Credit Artwork: Abner Cope

This month, WUGA’s Artist in residence series features the work of Abner Cope, who taught drawing and painting for thirty years at Central State University in Ohio, before relocating to Commerce, where he has become an influential figure in the Athens art community, both as a painter and as a mentor. WUGA’s Michael Cardin gives us this audio portrait of Abner Cope.

For tickets and more information about this month's event, call Cathy Bradberry at 706-542-9842 or email  The event is at the home of the artist 3-5pm on Saturday, August 17.