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See the Work of Hermés Artist (and Waco Resident) Kermit Oliver

Image via Martin Museum of Art
Image via Martin Museum of Art

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You know Birkin and Kelly. But what about Kermit? It's about time you add it to the list of names that are intrinsically linked to the esteemed fashion house Hermés. You can learn more about the unlikely life story of Kermit Oliver, a onetime postal worker-turned-artist from Waco—who was discovered by Hermés execs in the mid-80s and began designing scarves for the house—when the artist speaks at the Martin Museum of Art on the Baylor University campus next Monday, May 5.

The 3:45 pm talk, free and open to the public, is in support of Oliver's new exhibition featuring his acclaimed paintings and scarves, which runs through July 13.
· Martin Museum of Art [Official Site]