Friday, January 30, 2015

City to Host Black History Month Art Exhibition

The City’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities will host a group art exhibit featuring more than 20 prominent African-American artists at the Pine Camp Arts and Community Center, 4901 Old Brook Road. The art exhibit titled “Isn’t She Lovely” blends a variety of contemporary artists in one space. The show will open on Friday, February 13 with a public reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Spotlight Gallery exhibit will be on display until March 13, 2015.

"Ribbons of Life" by Larry Poncho Brown
The multimedia exhibition will focus on themes of African-American female beauty that include pieces of photography, paintings, quilts, sculpture, masks, and more. Artists from Richmond, Baltimore, and the Washington, DC areas will be featured in this exhibit. This show will also feature the work of Nia Campbell, an upcoming high school artist, showing her piece “Rapunzel”.

Spotlight Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. This exhibit is free and open to the public. For more information or to schedule tours please contact Shaunn Casselle at (804) 646-6722.