Saturday, February 9, 2008

CoCA Belltown: Black History Month Artist Reception for Ronald Hall Weds Feb 13th 7 to 9 pm

Center on Contemporary Art is pleased to present two exhibitions in honor of Black History Month. Prominent independent art critic and curator, Matthew Kangas, organized both exhibitions drawn from his own art collection and those of other local collectors for Black History Month

"Missing" Ronald Hall, 2007, Oil, mixed media and collaged elements on canvas

Ronald Hall: Three Paintings, in cooperation with Pacini-Lubell Gallery of Seattle, focuses on African-American history and current events. Amistad (2006) proposes a plantation takeover in the aftermath of the slave ship mutiny aboard the S. S. Amistad in 1839. Missing (2007) deals with missing African-American children. The Martyr of Death Row (2007) is a memorial tribute to the musician Tupak Shakur.

Learn more about Ronald Hall by visiting his web site

Show runs from Jan. 31 through March. 5, 2008

Artist Reception: February 13th 7 to 9pm

Location: Reception is above the gallery in the Avenue One condos on the corner of First & Clay (Belltown)

Click here to see photos from the reception.

Click here if you want to read Regina Hackett's blog about the exhibition

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