2018 Schedule

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Facing Reality | Chinedu Felix Osuchukwu

Exhibition: December 8, 2017 – January 13, 2017
Opening Reception: December 8, 6 – 9 pm
Artist Talk: January 13, 2 – 4 pm

With paintings, sculpture, and found objects, arts educator Chinedu Felix Osuchukwu reflects on the reciprocal relationship between teacher and student. Showcasing a large body of work from the past 15 years, his work captures both the breadth of his impact and the individual stories and struggles of children he’s served. A Duke Ellington School of the Arts and Corcoran College of Art alumni, this is Chinedu’s first solo show in 13 years. He is currently working toward his MFA in Painting at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA).

The Few… The Proud… | Jo Ann Block
Exhibition: January 26 – March 3, 2018
Opening Reception: January 26, 6 – 9 pm

In what is sure to be a current and conversation-starting exhibition, mixed media artist Jo Ann Block brings The Few…The Proud… to the new Vivid Gallery. Block is known for investigating queer history, sexuality and identity, as they are inscribed within historical and contemporary culture.

TBD | Alberto Villalobos
Exhibition: March 16 – April 21, 2018
Opening Reception: March 16, 6 – 9 pm

Alberto Villalobos is a visual artist, violinist and, composer living in New York City. Alberto first exhibited his work with a solo exhibit in 2008 titled Masks & Murals of Mexico curated by Veronica Abraham, at the Grady Alexis Gallery in New York City. More recently, Villalobos; work has been featured in exhibits across the country, including DĂ­a de los Muertos at The Bath House Cultural Center in Dallas, TX; #migration61 a Washington, DC exhibit honoring Jacob Lawrence and, Mugshots at Verum Ultimum in Portland, OR as part of the 2017 National Council on the Education of Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Conference.