EC Langford, a native of Pleasant Hill, Va., was a lifelong resident of Roanoke Rapids. He studied art at the Ringling School of Art in Florida and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was greatly influenced by sculptor, Robert Howard, and painter, Kenneth Ness, founder of the UNC Department of Art. During his lifetime Langford was represented by the Jefferson Place Gallery and the Barbara Fiedler Gallery in Washington D.C., and at the Robert El Con Gallery and the Allan Stone Gallery in New York City. Langford’s work can be found at the prestigious Phillips Collection in Washington D.C. Langford was proficient at large-scale metal sculpture, painting, collage and watercolor. All are represented in this solo show at Lee Hansley Gallery.