Mukilteo’s William Sacherek (right) and Liselotte Lamerdin (center right) donate two rare paintings by African American artist Charles Ethan Porter to Dr. John Perkins (center left), of Seattle Pacific University’s John Perkins Center, on Tuesday at First Free Methodist Church in Seattle, Washington. The paintings represent the school’s first acquisition of art since SPU President Dan Martin’s directive to create and shape a university art collection.

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