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Painter Barbara Oxborrow shares sights from all over the world

Ogden Standard-Examiner 24 Jun 2021
World traveler and artist Barbara Oxborrow paints to share what she’s seen — African elephants, the Tuscan countryside and, most recently, garden vegetables are portrayed in watercolor on her studio wall ... Being part of an artist community at The Monarch is a growing experience, Oxborrow said.

Pop-up gallery celebrates Black artists, Juneteenth

Brooklyn Downtown Star 24 Jun 2021
Nestled in a cozy studio atop the Brooklyn Space Modern Furniture Building in DUMBO, a new pop-up art gallery titled “What It Feels Like” showcases the work of emerging and talented Black artists ... The gallery features work from various Brooklyn-based artists and addresses themes such as pan-Africanism and diaspora.

Triggerfish Launches Netflix-Sponsored Pan-African Story Artist Lab

All Africa 24 Jun 2021
Triggerfish today announced their call for entries for a pan-African Story Artist Lab sponsored by Netflix ....

Things to do in Washington County, Md., Franklin County, Pa., and W.Va. Eastern Panhandle

Herald Mail 24 Jun 2021
The 14 featured artists include Richard Amt, Denny Bingaman, Rodney Clark, Audrey Rouzer and Andy Smetzer, photographs; Leslie McEntire and Emily Sloviko, paintings; and members of Penn's Woods Printmakers ... Artwork by African-American artist Joshua Johnson (ca ... Johnson is often considered the first professional Black artist in America.

Lana Crowster urges South Africans to help her get to NYU

Independent online (SA) 23 Jun 2021
With a career spanning over two decades, the Cape Town-based musician says she has realised, through research, workshops, and discussions, that South African young creatives “do not have a clear understanding of the business of music, their rights as artists as well as standard business practices”.Lana Crowster.

C. Williams Rush Museum of African-American Arts & Culture recipient of national grant

The Post and Courier 23 Jun 2021
The C Williams Rush Museum of African-American Arts & Culture was chosen out of 88 applicants along with seven other organizations to receive a grant between $7,000 and $10,000 ... “We wanted to center community-based radical art-making, with the arts, artists, and people of African descent at its core.”.

Free dance performance, physical theater to raise funds for arson-impacted Sanneh Foundation

Pioneer Press 23 Jun 2021
The free event features two performances — the Titambe West African Dance Ensemble and Benjamin Domask-Rue, physical theater artist — and will take place from 6.30 to 8.45 p.m ... Bring a blanket, chairs and a picnic if desired ... St ... Married in St ... .

Dream A World Education Founder Bunny Hull to Be Inducted Into Women Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Rocky Mount Telegram 23 Jun 2021
For the program, Hull brought together a diverse team of Los Angeles artists including acclaimed visual artists Raul Baltazar and Yrneh Gabon, who will teach assemblage art and highlight the work of Betye Saar. She has also brought on folk artist Sunny War and choreographer Kara Mack (“Coming 2 America”), who will teach West African Dance.

Fun things to do in Philly this weekend

Metro USA 23 Jun 2021
Looking for some fun and unique things to do in Philly this weekend? Metro has you covered ... to 4 p.m ... The contemporary community-based dance organization’s main goal is to support the hidden talents in youth and adult artists of color in the Philadelphia region and illustrate the struggles and successes of African-American culture through dance ... .

Art with a message in new exhibition

Independent online (SA) 22 Jun 2021
What freedom do South Africans really have?. That is one of the concepts explored in the works of visual artist, Major Ndlovu, 31, whose new art exhibition opens at the Ammazulu Gardens and Sculpture Precinct in Kloof next Saturday ... This work investigates the future of South Africans.

The enslaved artist whose pottery was an act of resistance

Indian Express 22 Jun 2021
It’s not quite 15 inches tall, but this jar points to the artistic achievements of enslaved African Americans and the persistent erasure of their work from America’s cultural institutions for nearly 300 years ... This biographical erasure is one of the biggest challenges facing museums that seek to exhibit work by enslaved artists.

Augmented Reality Event Honors Breonna Taylor’s Memory

Voa News 22 Jun 2021
After learning about this, two digital artists from California created a safe ...

The ‘Quaranteen’ Project: Dubai photographer unites teenagers during the pandemic 

Arab News 22 Jun 2021
DUBAI. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has sparked new ideas for many entrepreneurs, creatives and artists. One such creative is Dubai-based photographer Tanya Rex. The South African lenswoman launched The Quaranteen Project, which is ongoing to this date, when lockdowns began last year ... (Supplied). “I didn’t really know what to expect ... ....

A look inside the Neo Afro Eclectic DTLA loft of 'South Park's' Adrien Beard

Finger Lakes Times 21 Jun 2021
As an artist, the third-generation Californian and Emmy-winning producer has worked in television ("South Park"), video games and films, but his most recent project exudes a distinctive African futuristic aesthetic that for him, feels personal ... "But there are still challenges to being heard as an African American artist.

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