Art Museum exhibition celebrates black women in creation and creator
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Art Museum exhibition celebrates black women in creation and creator

"Falling Angel" by Selma Burke. Photo by Daniel K. Hargrove/Echo Co-editor-in-chief. "Jeweled Lands" by Olivia Gatewood. Photo by Daniel K. Hargrove/Echo Co-editor-in-chief. "These Two Generations" by Elizabeth Catlett. Photo by Daniel K. Hargrove/Echo Co-editor-in-chief. "Love Mom" by Beverly McIver. Photo by Daniel K. Hargrove/Echo Co-editor-in-chief. "Renee and Me Dancing" by Beverly McIver. Photo by Daniel K. Hargrove/Echo Co-editor-in-chief. "Rebozos" by Elizabeth Catlett. Photo by Daniel K. Hargrove/Echo Co-editor-in-chief. N.C. Central University’s Art Museum paid homage to the artistry of African-American Women in its spring 2019 exhibition entitled “Connected: African-American Female Artists and North Carolina.” NCCU Art Museum Acting Director and Art Production Specialist Christine M. Perry curated this exhibition and described it as being “unique.” “It represents African American females in the art industry,” Perry explained. “This exhibit just gives props to them.” Perry emphasized the artists who were featured in the exhibitions are connected to North Carolina by either birth or experience. Some of the artists featured included Olivia Gatewood, Stephanie Pogue, Minnie, Eve Evans, Faith Ringgold, Eva Hamlin Miller, Mabel Christine Bullock, and Chandra Cox. One exhibited artist with the most works was Townsville, N.C. native Ruth Russell Williams, who had her very own exhibition in the […]

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