The Armory Art Center in partnership with A.T.B. Fine Artists & Designers LLC is hosting a Harlem Renaissance-style art exhibition showcasing 25 visual & 9 literary artists of African Diaspora. The African Diaspora concept is based on the historical background of the artists not necessarily the subject matter of the work.
Addonis Parker, Al Burts, Anthony Burks Sr., Barbara Cheives, Carl Craig, David German, Donald McKnight, Franklin Sinanan, Herschel Yelder, Howard T. Cash, James Rush, JaFleu, Kianga Jinaki, Lee Glaze, Lupe Lawrence, Michael Hall, Mikhaile Solomon, Nzingah Oniwosan, Robert McKnight, Rodney Jackson, Shawn Henderson, Simone De Bernard, T Elliot Mansa, Tonya Akins, Trina Slade-Burks a.k.a. Diz-E Image
Mighty 9 Writers:
Angelina Stewart, Ansonia Hixon, Damaa Bell, Jasira Monique, L. Medford, Kimberly Nyesha Smith, Melissa McKnight, Trina Slade-Burks, Yulette Newman
Schedule of related Collaboration: African Diaspora exhibition events (free and open to the public):
September 21, 2013 2:30-3:30pm
The artist discussion panel is made up of artists, art enthusiasts, and those in the art business of African descent who explain the importance of black art nationally and internationally.
Book Signing of the Mighty 9
September 28, 2013 12-3pm
Hosted by Trina and Anthony Burks and the Black Village Voice, the Mighty 9 is a collaboration of 9 women of African descent sharing words of life, love, and achievement to success. The book is available for sale and some of the artists will be available to recite their words and sign the book.
An Evening of Art, Wine, and Cheese
October 4, 2013 5:30-8:30pm
Participating artist Barbara Cheives of Converge & Associates Consulting will be hosting a meet the artist happy hour on behalf of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc WPB Chapter.