ART & SOUL of the Southeast Queens Community
This outdoor exhibition examines the role of race and gender in contemporary African and African American communities. Art & Soul of the Southeast Queens Community showcases local Queens’ artists Margaret Rose Vendryes’ and Dominique Sindayiganza’s photographs and paintings of young girls and women within contemporary society.
When: Through September 2014
Where: Parsons Boulevard and Jamaica Avenue (Queens, NYC)
IN HER SKIN: Celebrating Women
Eight female artists share what it's like to be IN HER SKIN and present the beauty, talent, flawlessness and lovely imperfections of women.
Exhibiting Artists: Amy Theard, Beatrice Lebreton, Brittani Sensabough, Capucine Bourcart, Kennedy Yanko, Makeba Rainey, Margaret Rose Vendryes and Marthalicia Matarrita
When: Through May 18, 2014
Wednesday - Friday: Noon to 6pm and SAT-SUN: Noon to 5pm
Where: La Maison D'Art, 259 W. 132nd Street between Adam Clayton Powell and Frederick Douglass Blvd., New York, NY 10030
THE AFRICAN DIVA PROJECT
Eight Paintings from the African Diva Project are featured in this exhibition. A video interview with Vendryes and Essence Magazine’s Editorial Projects Director Patrik Henry Bass is also on view.
When: Through May 30, 2014
Monday - Friday: 8am to 6pm and Saturday - Sunday: 10am-2pm
Where: Obsidian Arts Center, 3501 Chicago Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Images shown, left to right: Sowei RuPaul (detail), Billie, The Masquerade is Over (detail), Gbagba Eartha (detail)