D. Kerciu is active/lives in Mississippi, California. D Kerciu is known for painting, printmaking, stained glass, art education.
Biography D. Kerciu
D. Kerciu was Assistant Professor of Art at University of Mississippi in 1965.
“Kerciu rose to prominence in the art world in 1963 after his solo exhibition at the University of Mississippi. On exhibit was a series of paintings that depicted the Confederate flag surrounded by segregationist slogans. These were a response to the riots going on around him as the institution was attempting to desegregate. Kerciu was arrested, and charges were brought against him for allegedly violating a state law prohibiting desecration of the Confederate flag. This ushered in a brief period of intense media attention, and Kerciu was featured in publications such as Artnews, Artforum, and World Book Encyclopedi
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