Thursday, January 14, 2010

Spotlight Gallery to Feature Local African-American Artists

January 6, 2010
The City of Richmond’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities will present “From Africa and Beyond,” an exhibit representing more than 20 local African-American artists, in its Spotlight Gallery in celebration of African-American History Month. This annual group exhibit will trace the imprint of African Americans from the rich influence of Africa to current trends in contemporary art and feature paintings, drawings, collage, quilts, ceramics and photographs.

The exhibit will open with a reception Friday, Jan. 15, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and continue through Feb. 19.
The Spotlight Gallery is located at the department’s Pine Camp Arts and Community Center at 4901 Old Brook Rd. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 646-3674.