Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Overdue Recognition Gallery

Bowie, Maryland- On Friday June 29th Overdue Recognition Art Gallery hosted a silent auction for the National Center for Black Philanthropy’s Sixth National Conference at the Crystal Gateway Marriot in Pentagon City, Virginia. The conference celebrated individuals in the community that continuously give back to the African American community. Among its honorees were former president Bill Clinton, activist Dr. Dorothy Height, athlete Shaquille O’Neal, and vocalist and minister Wintley Phipps. Gallery owner Jackie Thompson states, “It was great exposure, and this is just the start for the gallery to give back to the community”.

Overdue Recognition is the first and only African American Art Gallery in the Bowie area representing over 75 renowned and emerging African American artists. Specializing in originals, serigraphs, giclees, limited and open edition lithographs, the gallery is also available for receptions and consultations on both corporate and home art needs.

Lauren Wheeler

HillTop Plaza
6816 RaceTrack Road
Bowie Maryland 20715

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