WEST PALM BEACH, FL, June 6, 2017. The Armory Art Center is pleased to announce that Spence Townsend has joined the Armory Art Center as the Director of Drawing, Painting, and 2D Media.
Spence earned his BFA in painting and drawing from the University of Southern Mississippi and his MFA in painting and drawing from the University of Georgia. He works primarily with oil painting and screen printing and also explores the possibilities between art, music, and animation. He taught painting and drawing courses at the University of Georgia. Spence was one of the Armory’s 2016 – 2017 artists-in-residence prior to accepting the position of Drawing, Painting, and 2D Media.
“We are delighted that Spence has accepted this new position. Throughout this past year he has been an inspiration to students and staff. His dedication to art and the Armory, and his sensitivity to student needs, is spirited and professional. We look forward to his significant development of the 2D media department.” – Liza Niles, Chief of Education and Exhibitions