Thursday, September 04, 2008

“Artists for Obama - Restoration of America”

September 3 to September 27, 2008
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 6th from 6:30-9:00pm

An exhibition of twenty six artists from many parts of the United States expressing themselves through art about Presidential candidate Barack Obama.

Artists were asked to create an image that may touch on issues such as civil rights, disabilities, education, energy and environment, ethics, faith, family, poverty, Iraq, service or just simple portraiture of Obama, his life, his faith, his truth. The following artists will be participating in the event/exhibition; Adam Abdalla (Virginia), Adger Cowans (Connecticut), Alonzo Davis (Maryland), Betty Murchison (Maryland), Bill Dorsey (DC), Claire McArdle (Colorado), David Carlson (Virginia), Frank Smith (Maryland), George Kotchev (Virginia), Helen Zughaib (DC), James Phillips (Maryland), Joe Ruffin (DC), Kevin Cole (Atlanta), Leonard Dawson (Alabama), Lisa Williams (Kentucky), Louis Delsarte (Atlanta), Michael Platt (DC), Otis Motley (Maryland), Peter Robinson (DC), Preston Sampson (Maryland), Richard Dana (DC), Ron Walton (New York), Shelly Miller (DC), Tafa (New York), Tim Davis (Virginia), and Ulysses Marshall (Maryland).

The chosen artists have their art works as part of permanent collections such as; The John A. Wilson Building-City Hall Collection, The Smithsonian, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, The David Driskell Center, University of Maryland, Howard University, Washington Convention Center, and many corporate and private collections. This will be a multi-media exhibition that may include paintings, photography, video, prints, mixed mediums and sculptures.

International Visions Gallery
PHONE: 202-234-5112

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