OHIO DIASPORA: ART FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE NATIONAL AFRO-AMERICAN MUSEUM AND CULTURAL CENTER AND OHIO ARTISTS
Jan. 30 - July 12, 2020
Image credit: Bing Davis, Ancestral Spirit Dance #415
The Ohio Arts Council’s (OAC) Riffe Gallery presents Ohio Diaspora: Art from the Collection of the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center and Ohio Artists. The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center educates the public about African American history and culture, from African origins to the present by collecting, preserving, and interpreting material evidence of the Black experience. The exhibition was curated by Rosa Rojas.
Featured artists include Tracy Ameen (Chagrin Falls), Ron Anderson (Columbus), Talle Bamazi (Columbus), Queen Brooks (Columbus), Johnny Coleman (Oberlin), Bing Davis (Dayton), Joe F. Howard (Columbus), Morris T. Howard (Dayton), Jimi Jones (Cincinnati), Dr. Carolyn L. Mazloomi (West Chester), Lisa McLymont (Columbus), Faith Moore (Columbus), James A. Padgett (Wilberforce), Bruce Robinson (Columbus), April Sunami (Columbus), Tariq Tarey (New Albany), and Shirley Tucker (Dayton).
This brief video gives viewers a taste of some of the artwork and stories shared in Ohio Diaspora: Art from the Collection of the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center and Ohio Artists at the Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery. To see all the work in the show and to digitally explore the exhibition in full, visit our virtual gallery below.
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Tracy Ameen, "Obama's Victory," 2008
Ron Anderson "Culture Factory," 2018
Talle Bamazi, "My Very Light," 2019
Queen Brooks, "Abidjan Memories," 2006
Johnny Coleman, "Lifted (For Shoulders)," 2009
Bing Davis, "Ancestral Spirit Dance #415," 2018
Joe F. Howard, "A New Direction," 2008
Morris T. Howard "Charmayne," 2009
Jimi Jones, "Fredrick Douglass," 2012
Dr. Carolyn L. Mazloomi "I Am My Brother’s Keeper," 2016
Lisa McLymont, "Universe, Speak Unity," 2018
Faith Moore "I Am Not American. America Has Shown Me That," 2017
James A. Padgett "Homage to King Tut," 1980
Bruce Robinson "Duet," 2014
April Sunami "Contemplating Purpose," 2017
Tariq Tarey "Eva," 2019
Shirley Tucker "Identity," 2018
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