The late Fr. Jim Hasse, SJ, did a painting of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and wrote a meditation to go with it:
“I’ve been to the Mountain”
Moses has been there.
Dr. King has been there.
I have not been there.
But I am thankful for…Continue
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Remembering the Emancipation Proclamation
On this 150th anniversary year, The New Freedom Project will revisit the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863. Through a community-based residency, this project will consider this sacred document and its promise of…Continue
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We are currently working with a client based in Northeast Georgia who is interested in purchasing and featuring original works of art in key public areas of their new hospital that depict the natural beauty of the surrounding area. The art committee has created a mission statement as well as defined their ideal patient experience. Selected artwork will support the visualization of this mission while helping to create the described patient experience. Mission Statement: "To create a master…Continue
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This is a thought provoking question. My desire to collect…Continue
"From Dusk till Dawn" by Cedric Michael Cox 24 x 48 inches acrylic on canvas
It’s an honor to be one of the artist to exhibit in I Kan Do Dat curated by …Continue
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Hey Leroy, your ancestors… they calling you man.
They called too soon for my liking. I wanted to shake his hand one more time… and hope to be able to represent myself well in a conversation with, the King of Cool.
I don’t know all the personal and political stories…………..but I do know, as a younger Black man in the sixties, looking for hero’s and role models, I believed in him beca…
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'Middle Passage Project (Najee Dorsey)' by Kerry James Marshall
I will always remember when I met Kerry James Marshall Labor day weekend September, 2010. Kerry was the celebrated artist for the African Festival of the…Continue
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Happy Born Day Zora Neale Hurston
January 7, 1891 – January 28, 1960
With African and American Indian heritage, Hurston was an inspiring folklorist, anthropologist, and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance. Of Hurston's four novels and more than 50 published short stories, plays, and essays,…
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TEST YOUR ART IQ: --What African-American artist had a record sale of $581,000 at auction in 2013?
Jean Michel Basquiat
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How exciting to read this piece last year, and see my name in the same sentence with Carrie Mae Weems. I was terrified and intrigued by a project that would showcase so many artists attacking the same form...at first I turned it down, but Peter Kaplan was persistent. There has been press that simply drops names of artists the Wright Museum provided or well-known names such as Faith Ringgold, Barkley Hendricks, a fellow Yale grad, and Joyce Scott and many others. So the brief inclusion of my…Continue
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