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Penn State Fayette instructor commissioned for historic painting

The Fayette County Courthouse commissioned Penn State Fayette art instructor and area artist Patrick Daugherty for a recreation of Charles Willson Peale’s 1772 portrait of George Washington in uniform as colonel of the First Virginia Regiment. The original, on display at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, is the earliest authenticated portrait of Washington.

Penn State Laureate brings exhibition to Penn State Fayette

Penn State Laureate Andrew Belser will present his multi-media exhibition, “Face.Age,” at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, at 12:15 p.m. on Nov. 8 in the Student Center on campus.
From left, Mara Wallace, Kori Whitehead, and John Yohman.

Fayette campus students restore historic painting

A 1964 painting of George Washington’s local grist mill that had long been displayed inside the Fayette County Courthouse recently got a much-needed touch-up, courtesy of some student volunteers from Patrick Daugherty’s ART 010 class at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.