Our exhibition division develops, designs
and travels major exhibitions nationally and internationally.
For further information or for bookings, please contact:
Geri Thomas, President or David Griffin, Exhibitions
Amaki: Boxes, Buttons & the Blues" is
a major exhibition of mixed media work by the acclaimed African
American artist Amalia Amaki.
Constructed of buttons, postcards, souvenirs, family photographs
and other historic items, Amaki’s playful, exquisitely detailed
works speak to issues of African- American family life and focus
on positive themes of love, loyalty, pride and strength. Spanning
over three decades, the show serves as a mid-career retrospective
of this important and multifaceted artist.
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Number of works: 72 works in mixed media
Space requirements: 2,500—4,000 sq, ft.
Loan Fee: $18,000 plus pro-rated shipping and insurance
Availability: From September 2006 through August 2008
Cities of Peace" is an exhibition of seven monumental
illuminated paintings created by artist Ellen Frank and her apprentices
at the Ellen Frank Illumination Atelier Foundation.
Depicting the world’s great capitals and their roles as
centers of stability and culture even during periods of war and
upheavals, “Cities of Peace” celebrates the richness
and diversity of urban life throughout the world, stressing the
value of shared culture in regions scarred by conflict.
Number of works: 7 large-scale illuminated works
Space requirements: approximately 120 linear ft.
Loan Fee: $12,000 plus pro-rated shipping
Availability: April 2006—April 2008
"Elder Grace: The Nobility of Aging" presents
monumental portrait photographs of African Americans by the celebrated
New York Times photojournalist Chester Higgins Jr. Featuring
women and men from all walks of life, this highly acclaimed exhibition
reveals the beauty, dignity and energy of senior intelligence
and experience. The show is a rich tribute to older generations
as a vital force in American life.
Co-curated by the artist, the show closed March 2001 at the New-York
Historical Society, where it received enthusiastic response from
public and critics alike.
The national tour of "Elder Grace" is sponsored by
Number of Works: 60
Space Requirements: 250 linear ft; 2,500 sq. ft. as above
Loan Fee: $5,000, plus pro-rated costs
Availability: From May 2001
June - September 2001
Martin Luther King Jr. Arts Complex, Columbus, OH
November - December 2001
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, AL
May 1 - June 14, 2002
Bank of America Tower Gallery, Seattle, WA
August 15 - September 24, 2002
Tubman African American Museum, Macon, GA
October 20, 2002 - April 6, 2003
Charles H.Wright Museum of American History, Detroit, MI
April 18 - July 18, 2003
America's Black Holocaust Museum, Milwaukee, WI
August - September 2003
October - November 2003
The Philadelphia African American Museum
January 9 - March 8, 2004
American Jazz Museum, Kansas City, MO
April - June 2004: Show Available