I am delighted to share with you that 3 portraits from my series, Tucson Black Voices, have been selected for the University of Arizona Museum of Art virtual exhibit entitled, “Picturing 2020: A Community Reflects.”
From the museum’s website:
“The year 2020 is a watershed moment for Tucson and the world. The coronavirus pandemic has affected every country across the globe; the resulting economic instability and impoverishment continues to ravage the working class; brutal incidents of systemic violence against George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and many other QT+BIPOC inspired a sweeping movement for racial justice; and a highly-charged political climate advances into a presidential election this fall.
Picturing 2020: A Community Reflects is an online exhibition featuring works by more than 150 artists from across Southern Arizona. These works depict our communityâ€™s myriad experiences with the destabilizing events of this year â€“ differing in medium and style but sharing themes like isolation, resistance, resilience and hope.”
My entry can be found on page 8 of the virtual exhibit.
The exhibit will run from 09/26/2020 through 03/28/2021.
Please mark your calendars for 12/17/2020, 4pm MST when the university will host an artist panel. I am deeply honored that I have been asked to join other artists to speak on our bodies of work as a reflection of the present time we are all navigating. I will share another post here and on my other social media pages when registration opens.