Actors Theatre Gallery Presents: 23rd African American Art Exhibition

January 3 - February 12, 2017

A Juried Art Show

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Actors Theatre Gallery presents:

23rd AFRICAN AMERICAN ART EXHIBITION

A Juried Art Show

January 3 – February 12, 2017


The African American Art Exhibition at Actors Theatre is one of the oldest and leading national exhibitions of its kind. Now in its 23rd year, this annual exhibition celebrates African American history, culture and art, and has become a popular highlight of the region’s visual arts scene. On February 3rd 2017, Actors Theatre will host a reception to honor the artists who were selected to participate in this year’s exhibition. This free reception will include an awards ceremony where the artists are awarded merit prizes, including the Brown-Forman Corporation purchase award. This year’s exhibition was juried by renowned artist, Kevin Cole.

The Artists

Aukram Burton
Sandra Charles
Ronald W. Claxton
Ryan Davis
Tasiir Franz
Arnold Hinton
Anthony W. Lanier
John “Jahni” Moore
Barbara Tyson Mosley
Rashawn Penister
Derrick Phillips, Sr.
George “Buddy” Ray
Charles Rice
Craig Screven
James R. Threalkill


ABOUT Exhibition Juror, Kevin Cole

Mr. Cole is the recipient of more than 21 grants, 14 fellowships and 59 awards in art and 41 teaching awards. His work has been exhibited in more than 450 exhibitions and is included in more than 1,500 public, private and corporate collections throughout the United States. More information can be found at ArtistKCole.com


Actors Theatre Gallery Hours of Operation:

Tuesday – Friday: 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Closed on Mondays and non-performance days, however exhibits are available for viewing by appointment at 502.584.1265 x3145

THE GALLERY AT ACTORS IS LOCATED IN THE SARA SHALLENBERGER BROWN LOBBY, MEZZANINE LOBBY AND VICTOR JORY LOBBY SPACES AT ACTORS THEATRE OF LOUISVILLE. 316 WEST MAIN STREET, LOUISVILLE, KY 40202.

For more information, contact Laura Humble, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, at lhumble@actorstheatre.org, or call 502.584.1265 x3145.

For Accessibility information, call the Box Office at 502-584-1205 or email boxoffice@actorstheatre.org

Anticipating REVELlution by John "Jahni" Moore
Actors Theater of Louisville
316 West Main St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Box Office: 502.584.1205
502.371.0956 TDD

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