This November, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) will host About Body | About Face, a small-group, figurative exhibition which examines the representation of African American bodies in art and culture.
Featuring Lawrence Baker, Davon Brantley, Jacques P. Jackson, Amanda D. King, Yvonne Palkowitsh, LaSaundra Robinson, and Tony Williams, About Body | About Face highlights 7 Ohio artists from the massive 2019 seenUNseen exhibition of African American Art. The show includes large scale paintings, drawings, analog photography, mosaics, and textiles, creating a compelling display which is both a meditation and celebration of black identity.
This virtual opening reception will be held on Thursday, November 19th 7:00 – 8:30pm on Zoom. The event features a preview of the show, a talk by curator Mindy Tousley, and remarks by the exhibiting artists. Audience Q & A to follow. About Body | About Face can be seen in the AAWR Gallery from November 19 - January 16, 2021.