• Hear/Here exhibition opening - Saturday, June 4th

    Hope you had an amazing week! Please join me this Saturday June 4 at Honfleur Gallery in Washington D.C. for the opening of my most recent exhibition, Hear/Here. The exhibition features Daphne Arthur (NYC), Fire Angelou and Andrew Keiper (Baltimore) and Omolara Williams McCallister (DC) exploring the needed dialogue within and between urban centers in the U.S. that constantly grapple with issues of displacement, violence and calls for social justice. We are examining the points of intersection as well as disconnection among the various groups vying for social and political agency in an ever evolving society. June 4th to July 16th

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  • Mixed Bag:
    An International Small Works Exhibition Contemporary Art curated by GA Gardner,
    59 Rivoli Gallery, Paris, France
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  • Broken Walls, Harbor Gallery,
    University of Massachusetts Boston, MD
    April 07- May 07 2015
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  • Pancorum Hominum, Rare Gallery, NY
    Feb 27th- April 10th, 2014
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  • Land of Tomorrow, Louisville, KY
    Curated by Aaron Skolnick
    April 26 - July 2, 2013
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  • Edge Art: Black-Latino(a) Artists, An Inter-Caribbean Dialogue
    (group show curated by Tod Roulette & Dr. Gordon Thompson, and sponsored by Black Studies Program, CCNY Cohen Library, and RAP-SI (BMI)), February 4 – 28, 2013
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  • Scope Miami 2012
    Rare Gallery
    booth #F09
    Dec 4-9
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  • African-American Fine Art
    Swann Galleries, New York, New York
    International Auction Benefit for SCAIII Scholar.org
    OCTOBER 18, 2012
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  • Even Gravity Has Its Ups and Downs
    Arena 1, Santa Monica, California
    OCTOBER 13- NOVEMBER 10, 2012
    Curated by Mark Carter

    Opening Reception:
    Saturday, October 13th, 6-9pm

    Artist: Daphne Arthur, Eben Goff, Sharon Lawless, Ali Naschke-Messing, Pascual Sisto, Cody VanderKaay, Darren Waterston, Susan York.

    Artists creativity is notably sourced by free spiritedness, risk taking and a lack of boundaries, but they often find themselves negotiating the laws of physics. A free roaming imagination interacts with force, mass, time and gravity, exerting them to lend shape to objects, fluids and solids.
    Even Gravity Has Its Ups and Downs includes works that range from lighter than air to the massively dense, from seriously grounded to ephemeral. Included artist wrestle with the powers that control the universe and allow them to drip, tug, mash, float and expand.

    Gallery hours Wed-Sat, 12pm to 6pm
    www.santamonicaartstudios.com/

  • Go Tell It On A Mountain
    California African American Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
    OCTOBER 4, 2012- MARCH 31, 2013

    James Baldwin's 1953 visceral autobiographical novel, Go Tell It On The Mountain, explores the dual role of the Christian church in the lives of African Americans. It is at once a vehicle for the control and repression in addition to being a wellspring of inspiration and community.
    The novel also paints an unerring portrayal of racism in the United States and its devastating emotional affects. This exhibition of the same title finds its anchor in Baldwin's book, and attempts to explore how some artists have mined these oppositional forces found in the Christian church to foster political action and civic engagement. Artists included in the exhibition are Edgar Arceneaux, Daphne Arthur, Andrea Bowers, Carolyn Castaño, Robert Colescott, Mark Greenfield, Zeal Harris, Caroline Kent, Nery Gabriel Lemus, Kerry James Marshall, John Outterbridge, Nikki Pressley, Erika Rothenberg, Sanjit Sethi, and Nate Young, among others.

  • Caribe Now
    Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, New York
    OCTOBER 4- JANUARY 18, 2012
    reception OCTOBER 4
    exhibition opens to the public OCTOBER 5
    Curated by Rocío Aranda-Alvarado

    As Part of the Caribbean: Crossroads of the World project, Caribe Now: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Diaspora is an exhibition by artists of Caribbean descent who explore how the Caribbean, through its diaspora, continues to be conceived through the lens of contemporary culture.
    In partnership with El Museo Del Barrio, Caribe Now celebrates artists whose work sheds light on underserved populations, and provides a visual expression of social justice by interrogating displacement and discrimination. For more information visit El Museo Del Barrio's website www.elmuseo.org

  • Poetics of Reverie
    Rare Gallery, New York, New York
    JANUARY 5- FEBRUARY 2, 2012

    Curated by Daphne Arthur

    with artists:
    Shanga Manning and Daphne Arthur
    www.rare-gallery.com/Archive.html#nogo
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