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Alumna to Share Experience in London Art Scene

CONWAY, Ark. (November 15, 2013) – The Hendrix College Department of Art welcomes alumna Susan Johnson Mumford to campus for “Crossing Borders: From Small Town Arkansas to the London Art World” on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 5 p.m. in Art Building A Room A110.

Susan Johnson Mumford, a 2000 Hendrix graduate, is a gallery professional in London, England. She will talk about the London art scene and professional practices for young up-and-coming artists. She will provide insight for breaking into the arts in a major global center – navigating cultural differences whilst playing the ‘American’ card as a strength, ultimately carving out her place as a creative entrepreneur helping to support and positively change the art industry in this digital age.

For more information, contact Hendrix art professor Melissa Gill at 501-505-1562 or

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the sixth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report.  Hendrix is featured in the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, as well as the 2014 Princeton Review’s The Best 378 Colleges, Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges, and the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit