The African American Visual Artists Guild (AAVAG), of Dayton, Ohio, was born out of the need to express visually the African American experience through a wide range of styles and subject matter using many diverse approaches and materials with a focus on communicating the artist's own spirituality.
Shango Center for the study of African American Culture is pleased to present the Visual Voices 2021 exhibit titled: Black Life as subject Matter II. Black Life in all its manifestations is, indeed a worthy subject matter for creative expression by African-American visual artists in search of truth and beauty. The exhibit will run from February 15th - April 30th, 2021. Small group viewing by appointment during gallery hours 11 - 5 pm Tuesday - Saturday at the EbonNia 1135 W. Third Street, Dayton , OH 45402. The exhibit is also virtual via https://www.bingdavisartstudio.org. For more info call 937-223-2290.
Exhibit open Monday-Saturday, 9am to 4 pm, masks required. A closing reception will be held on Friday April 30, Central State University Dayton branch at 840 Germantown Street, second floor gallery, Dayton 45402. The reception will run from 3 pm to 7 pm. Refreshments will be provided and CDC guidelines will be followed for mask wearing and social distancing. To purchase art in this exhibit, direct inquiries to Andrea Walker Cummings, email@example.com, or 614-679-4015
AAVAG member, LaChrisa Lynne Gales born November 14, 1987. Birthplace, Dayton, Ohio and current resident. Interior Design Student at Sinclair Community College. Meadowdale high school alumni. "I enjoy making three-dimensional abstract art using found objects. Playing with color combinations and texture. Through my art I hope to uplift vibrations and express what is within".