Unapologetic opens September 10

unapologetic - Copy                                    Lovie Olivia


Unapologetically Black, Latina, feminist, queer.  Unapologetically conscious.

The exhibition Unapologetic explores race, gender and activism. Artists Rabéa Ballin, Ann Johnson, Lauren Kelley, Rosine Kouamen, Delita Martin and Lovie Olivia are artists who have consistently created works that challenge perceptions, history and artistic discourse.  These artists make no apologies for exploring explosive social issues in their work or simply mastering the fine art of drawing.  They are confident about who they are as artists and the works they produce.

This exhibition is in conjunction with a series of exhibitions dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Community Artists' Collective.  Since 1987 The Collective has co-created opportunities for various aspects of professional development especially for emerging and mid-career artists through its exhibitions, education and entrepreneurship and community development programs.  The Collective has been an integral part of the Houston arts landscape,  particularly as it relates to women of color.

When:  September 10-October 9, 2016

Opening Reception:  September 10, 6-9 p.m.

Where:  Community Artists’ Collective, 4101 San Jacinto, Suite 116, Houston 77004

Phone:  713-523-1616

Exhibition Hours:  Friday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.; Thursday, noon to 8 p.m.

Cost:  Free

Artists:  Rabéa Ballin, Ann Johnson, Lauren Kelley, Rosine Kouamen, Delita Martin, Lovie Olivia

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