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Department of Pan-African Studies Hosts “Urban Art Showcase” Reception

Posted Feb. 11, 2013
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Kent State's Department of Pan-African
Studies, in collaboration with Logan
Kristopher Arts Marketing, will hold an
opening reception for the “Urban Art
Showcase”  on Feb. 13. The art
showcase runs from Feb. 11 to March 1.

In honor of Black History Month, the Department of Pan-African Studies, in collaboration with Logan Kristopher Arts Marketing, will hold an opening reception for the “Urban Art Showcase” Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 5:30 p.m. on the first floor Ritchie Hall Gallery Foyer.

The art showcase demonstrates the multidimensional talents of African American artists from the Greater Cleveland area, and shows positive images of African-Americans at work and play. This exhibit was curated in honor of Black History Month. Artists showcased will include the visual artwork of Kole Robinson Brooks, Loletia Wilson, Viso, Rahmel Guyon, Chester Hopkins-Bey, Anika Nana Afia Ofori, Seven Thirty, Jerome T. White and installations by Rachelle Gallant and Tracey Henson.

The opening reception is free and open to the public. The Uumbaji Gallery of Art is located in Room 134 at Ritchie Hall.

The “Urban Art Showcase” runs from Feb. 11 through March 1.

For more information, contact the Department of Pan-African Studies at 330-672-2300.