In 2022, the Eberly Foundation and Penn State committed funds to commission a bronze sculpture of Reverend James Lawson, Jr., renowned tactician of nonviolence within the Civil Rights Movement, to be installed at the Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus in late 2023.
Artist Proof: Vinnie Bagwell Presents the Reverend James Lawson
Friday, November 4, 2022, Hardy Auditorium at 2:30 p.m.
Celebrate the life and work of Reverend James Lawson in a tribute ceremony, featuring a maquette (model) of the commissioned sculpture and renderings by artist Vinnie Bagwell. Honored guest Reverend Lawson will speak.
Plans to unveil the completed sculpture will be released in 2023.