Venue: Jack Morton Auditorium, George Washington University, 805 21 St. NW
Time: 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
As this year’s March on Washington Film Festival celebrates contributions of black women to the Civil Rights Movement—this exhibition of legacy and contemporary black women artists explores the stories, and perspectives of black women, as told through art. As this group show highlights a rage of narrative, and figurative works that delve into the lived experiences, observations, and aspirations of black women artists through time. With works in the show spanning a period of 40 years, this exhibit is intended to give the viewer a glimpse into how black women artists have grappled with questions of history, social ills, and their individual strivings. Featuring works from legacy artists Elizabeth Catlett, and Samella Lewis, in conversation with contemporary women artists like Joyce Owens, Lavett Ballard, Evita Tezeno and Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier, among others—bearing witness to these artists varied approaches to self articulation, and social concerns.
Presented by Black Art In America and curated by Faron Manuel
Exhibits will be placed in the lobby of the Jack Morton Auditorium at George Washington University