Hayward Oubre’s art was met with critical success from the time he graduated Dillard University in…Continue
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I will be participating in the 2nd Thursday Art Walk on Thursday, April 9 from 6-8 pm, showcasing my 5-piece Criminal Minds Collection at the Art Association of Henry County, 218 S. 15 Street, New Castle, Indiana. Stop in and say hello. I'll have refreshments and a live pianist.…Continue
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First, I lost my beloved mother, Beryl Doreen Moore Poindexter, on Monday, February 16. She literally died in my arms at the age of 91. My heart and soul are numb, and my world is in a billion pieces. I wish I could draw my energy and creativity from her, as I often do, but right now - I just feel completely alone and fearful of the future. But, as we all know, this too shall pass, and I will find a way to my joy in the morning.
Second (such a total opposite post) ... Five of my…Continue
The Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition presents 104 dynamic works from both professional and amateur African-American artists from around the country, including a dozen youth…Continue
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November 2014 I took my 17 year old niece to the Studio Museum in Harlem and we enjoyed many exhibits. But, one exhibit struck a cord and that was The Jet Beauty of The Month, which was a room full of Jet Beauties from the past and present.
My niece said "they are not many darker skinned black women as…
Community business leaders attend opening reception for the "Leaving Mississippi - Reflections on Heroes and Folklore" exhibit at Columbus Museum, from left to right, Aflac CEO Dan Amos, Aflac Foundation President Kathelen Amos, Artist Najee Dorsey, Aflac Executive Vice President and General Counsel Audrey Boone-Tillman, Aflac U.S. President Teresa White, State. Rep. Calvin Smyre and Aflac Director Strategic Sourcing Wassel…Continue
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Medicine From Heaven: How African American Culture Was Used to Cure the USA | A Juneteenth Jubilee Exhibit' by Sol Sax
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During its stellar 25 year history, the “Dee Parmer Woodtor Main Stage” (named for co-founder and late wife of Patrick Woodtor), has featured explosive performances by legendary entertainers such as James Brown, Hugh Masekela, Roberta Flack, Chaka Khan, Erykah Badu, Angelique Kidjo, Bobby…Continue
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Chicago based artist Terry Dixon writes about what painting means to him and is featured in the online art magazine Neotericart.
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Is it not true that we casually…Continue
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We seem surprised by the racist, demeaning and disrespectful depiction of African Americans in popular culture and conversation. But why should we be respected if we do not respect ourselves?
Is it not true that we casually demean each other and our children everyday? African American comedians and hip hop artists seem to only refer to black women as bitches including their wives,…Continue
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I am an artist/scientist (molecular biologist/sculptor) and present lectures to the general public on the subject of Art & Science. I also teach a special course on Sculpture & Genetics. Now, I am preparing a lecture and workshop for an advanced art program in a predominantly black high school. I want to provide contemporary and historical examples of black artists that also have or had a career in science. The most public personification of this George Carver, but it would help…Continue
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