17: The Revolution Will Be Visualized... A Group Exhibiton

First Stop: BROOKLYN, New York
Stratosphere Studios
227 Utica Avenue                                                                                                                              Brooklyn, New York 11213                                                                                                                        718-771-8400 

You don’t want this show to hang on your walls, you need for this show to hang on your walls...

In a time of outrage 17 African American artists unite in honor of the seventeen years of life of Trayvon Martin while mourning the fact that he was only allowed to live seventeen years of life. Different mediums, different styles, different perspectives, different visions all with one mission to visually convey our love and support for one another, our people, but especially the life paths..., struggles, pains, love, success, hardships, failures and triumphs of the Young Black male. In order to revolutionize the world view of the Black male there must be a revolt… and the Revolution will be Visualized.

Artists / Revolutionaries

Baba Dawud Anyabuile
Cbabi Baycoc
Reuben Cheatem
Jennifer Crute
André LeRoy Davis
Stephan LeRoy Davis
Ida Hotpeeznbutta Harris
Fedrecia Hartley
Chris Herod
Oronde Kairi Johnson
Gerald Jones
Mshindo Kuumba
Sheeba Maya
Kevin McDowell
Charly Palmer
Grey Williamson

The 17 individual Artist/Revolutionaries participating in the show will display one creation each to represent each year that Trayvon Martin lived. The art work is born to depict the young Black male 17 and below and all of his daily trials and tribulations visually. Although the show is inspired by Trayvon Martin its goal is to mainly represents all of those other kids who also have not survived to live and thrive past the age of 17. The show also celebrates those kids 17 and below who are living life's day to day struggles and joys as we recognize and show appreciation and love for our Black youth.
February 26th – March 3rd 2014
Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 the 2nd year anniversary of the murder of Trayvon Martin

17: The Revolution will be Visualized… 6-10PM
The show is curated by André LeRoy Davis for: We’re 4 ART, Thou?

Meet and Greet the Artists & Curator: Q&A and Signing: Saturday, March. 1st: 3PM-6PM

Second Stop: NEW ROCHELLE on March 15th – March 22nd
Artizfacts Studio Gallery
81 Centre Avenue                                                                                                                                     New Rochelle, New York 10801                                                                                                               Suite 203                                                                                                                                                 917-886-3507                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Third Stop: HARLEM on April 5th - May 11th
The Art Gallery
Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building
163 West 125th Street                                                                                                                          Harlem, New York 10027                                                                                                                    2ndFloor

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Comment by reuben cheatem on February 25, 2014 at 9:09pm

See you all tomorrow!

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