After surviving a mining accident, Harrison Mayes, a roadside evangelist, spent much of his life creating signs like the one pictured here, made of corrugated metal and rolled asphalt with the words “GET RIGHT WITH GOD,” in the recent exhibition Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art. Yet this particular sign had a long journey before arriving at the Nasher.
Roger Manley, director of the Gregg Museum of Art & Design at North Carlina State University, was on his way to take photographs on Saint Helena Island for an exhibition in the late 1980s, when something on the side of… MORE
Wendy Hower has been the manager of marketing and communications at the Nasher Museum since April 2004. Before that, she was a print journalist for 15 years at newspapers in Boston, Alaska and North Carolina. She has two teen-age children and a chocolate Labrador retriever.
J Caldwell is online community coordinator and photographer at the Nasher Museum, where he has taken pictures since 2008. His previous career was testing the hearing of fruit flies as an anesthesiology research fellow at Duke. His calico cat Lotte is a reluctant photo model.
Sarah is the Mary D.B.T. and James H. Semans Director of the Nasher Museum.