Category: black lives matter

Closing Exhibit: 1.28 – Beyond Words – Nneka Jones, Christopher Clark, Detour

Closing Exhibition 1.28 7pm-11pm “Beyond Words” portrays the unconditional love and beauty that exists in silence, with an understanding that silence also is not an option. An exhibit of pioneering artists inspiring change in their communities, and the global Art World. Artists Detour (Denver, CO), Nneka Jones (Tampa, FL), Christopher “Cooli Ras” Clark (Jacksonville, FL) […]

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Introducing New Roots Art Collective

Cities across America are painting Black Lives Matter on streets to make a statement of solidarity with the movement, but as we look to putting up new artwork, important conversations surrounding expanding diversity in public art conversations should be had. In the world today, there are very few African American curators, gallery owners, public art […]

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Tampa Black Lives Matter Street Mural

This isn’t just paint. The city of Tampa is fortunate to have a Black Lives Mural in the heart of Downtown Tampa. The collaborative piece by ten African American local artists sits at the intersection of Cass and Jefferson streets, and the words “Black Lives Matter” are painted in the westbound lane of Cass street […]

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