Portraits of Who We Are

BY CURLEE R. HOLTON February 1, 2018 – May 18, 2018 RECEPTION: Thursday, February 1, 5pm – 7pm DAVID C. DRISKELL CENTER 1214 Cole Student Activities Building College Park, MD 20742 The David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora at the University of Maryland is proud to announce its spring exhibition, Portraits of Who We Are, a group exhibition that focuses on self-portraits by African American artists and portraits of African American artists created by their colleagues. The exhibition includes more than 50 works that span from 1915 to 2017 …

Birth Throes

SOLO EXHIBITION October 6, 2017 – September 22, 2018 RECEPTION: Friday, October 6, 5pm – 8pm CONVERSATION: Sunday, October 8, 12:30 pm. KRUGER GALLERY 212 E San Antonio St. Marfa, TX 79843 Kruger Gallery and I are very pleased to announce and invite you to Birth Throes, my second solo exhibition with the gallery, debuting in Marfa during Chinati Weekend. Birth Throes is a new collection of portraits and allegories that meditate on the relationship between me and my mother, mortality, and the capacity for black experience to disrupt, diversify, and enrich American culture. Informed by personal experience, shifting American demographics that forecast a black and brown …

Joshua Hagler: The Imagined Chase

ORGANIZED BY PATRICK EARL HAMMIE Bay Area artist Joshua Hagler discusses past and recent work focusing on key transitional moments in his practice. Known for his frenetic large-scale semi-figurative paintings, Hagler works in a variety of media including sculpture, installation and video/animation. Reflecting on major events such as a 2007 arson that claimed his apartment building and his subsequent search for and video collaboration with the arsonist, Hagler emphasizes the importance of searching while letting go of old ideas that have run their course. MARCH 4, at 5:30pm Krannert Art Museum Room 62 500 East Peabody Dr. Champaign, IL 61820   Co-organized with …