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Discover the Promise: Impact, Legacy & Perspective

February 1 @ 8:00 am - May 24 @ 5:00 pm

Discover the Promise - exhibition poster

A dynamic showcase of more than 35 emerging, mid-career or distinguished contemporary Black artists drawn from the Cleveland art scene. Held in community partnership with the City of Cleveland, on the second floor of City Hall the show opens with a reception Thursday February 1, from 5:30- 7:30pm. Remarks by Mayor Bibb at 6pm.

To purchase artwork from Discover the Promise please contact AAWR, info@artistsarchives.org, 216-721-9020

Lawrence Baker - Sadie, 1992 acrylic on canvas, 1992 NFS Collection of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve"
Sadie
Lawrence Baker - Friends, 1993, Acrylic on canvas, 56 x 48 inches, Collection of the AAWR"
Friends

Jasmine Banks

Jasmine Banks - Hoop, digital inkjet print, 2016, 20 x 15""
Hoop

Moe Brooker

Moe Brooker - Untitled, Collection of the Brown Family Trust"
Untitled

Malcolm Brown

Malcolm Brown - Untitled, NFS Collection of the Brown Family Trust"
Untitled
David Buttram - Seflie @ Majestic Village, oil on canvas, 2023, 24 x 30". $2350"
Seflie @ Majestic Village
David Buttram - Big Sister, oil on canvas, 2023, 24 x 30"."
Big Sister
David Buttram - First Lesson, oil on canvas, 2023, 24 x 30". $2000"
First Lesson

Devlin Culliver

Dolphy in Red, acrylic on canvas, 2022, 36 x 24". NFS"
Dolphy in Red
Pieces of a Man, Acrylic on canvas, 2023, 48 x 36". NFS"
Pieces of a Man

Dexter Davis

Dexter Davis - Tree, mixed media collage, 2012. Collection of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve"
Tree

Gwendolyn Garth

Gwendolyn Garth - God's Handiwork, Digital print from "Off the Pages" series, 2021, 36 x 24". $700"
God's Handiwork
Gwendolyn Garth - Reflections, Digital print from "Off the Pages" series, 2021, 36 x 24". $700"
Reflections
Dale Goode - First Love, mixed media print and collage, 2023. Collection of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve"
First Love
Dale Goode - Mars, mixed media collage, 2023. Collection of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve"
Mars
Aja Joi Grant - Grounded, archival pigment print, 2020, 20 x 24". $555"
Grounded

Ryan Harris

Ryan Harris - MELANATED, Giclée fine art print, 2022, 16 x 20". $250"
MELANATED
Ryan Harris - MURAY'S, Giclée fine art print, 2022, 16 x 20". $350"
MURAY'S
Ryan Harris - DURAGS IV, Giclée fine art print, 2021, 16 x 20". $500"
DURAGS IV
Miller Horns - Valid,electrostatic print, 2006. Collection of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve"
Valid
Miller Horns - Libido, electrostatic print collage, 1992. Collection of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve"
Libido

Amanda King - Easter idyl (Marcus Garvey), screen printed monoprint on French paper, 2021, 17 x 22". NFS

Michelangelo Lovelace - Untitled (Cadillac House of Worship), marker drawing, 2006. Collection of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve"
Untitled (Cadillac House of Worship)
Michelangelo Lovelace - Untitled (West Side), marker drawing, 2006. Collection of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve"
Untitled (West Side)
Michelangelo Lovelace - Untitled (Bus Stop), marker drawing, 2006. Collection of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve"
Untitled (Bus Stop)

Lauren Pearce

Lauren Pearce - The Color Pink, mixed media on paper & canvas, 2023, 23 x 33". $9,500"
The Color Pink

Crystal Miller

Crystal Miller - Crown Jewels, mixed media on canvas, 2023, 50 x 40". $2,500"
Crown Jewels
Crystal Miller - Diamond, mixed media on canvas, 2022, 30 x 20". $1,000"
Diamond

Bobbi Reagins

Bobbi Reagins - A Star is Born, oil on canvas, 2023, 48 x 48". $1,300"
A Star is Born
Bobbi Reagins - Star #3 Head in the Clouds, oil and acrylic on canvas, 2022, 60 x 48". $1,500"
Star #3 Head in the Clouds
LaSaundra Robinson - Somewhere under My rainbow, acrylic on canvas, 2022, 66" x 66". $5,000"
Somewhere under My rainbow
LaSaundra Robinson - I am Covered, acrylic on canvas, 2023, 48 x 48". $1,600"
I am Covered
LaSaundra Robinson - Carla, acrylic on panel,  2024, 25 x 17". $600"
Carla

Vince Robinson

Vince Robinson - Brotha Sings the Blues,  2020, 30 x 40” digital image on canvas. $650"
Brotha Sings the Blues
Vince Robinson - Reflections of the Inner Eye, 2021, 30 x 40” digital image on canvas. $650"
Reflections of the Inner Eye

Robin Robinson

Robin Robinson - Am I Next, graphite on paper, 2022, 28 x 20". NFS	"
Am I Next

Lauren Sylvia

Lauren Sylvia - Alone, 2023 digital print on paper, 20 x 16. $200
Lauren Sylvia - Together, 2023, digital inkjet print, 20 x 16. $200

Lacy Talley

Lacy Talley - Jayda, acrylic, 2020, 42 x 42". $6,500"
Jayda
Lacy Talley - Food for Thought, acrylic on canvas, 2022, 72 x72". $8,500"
Food for Thought

Gina Washington

Gina Washington - Good Trouble should make radical change, digital print on paper, 2022, 27 x 20". $500"
Good Trouble should make radical change
Gina Washington - So Black, digital print on canvas,  2010, 16 x 12. $300"
So Black
Gina Washington - Harriet, Monday's Child is Fair of Face, collage & 14kt gold leaf, 2023, 30 x 25". $2,500"
Harriet, Monday's Child is Fair of Face

Amani Williams

Amani Williams - Trying to Find God: Coal Black as a Ghost, oil pastel & oil on paper, 2024, 24 x 18". NFS	"
Trying to Find God: Coal Black as a Ghost

Antwoine Washington

Antwoine Washington - The Spook, NFS, Collection of the Brown Family Trust"
The Spook

Aaron D. Williams

Aaron D. Williams - See No Evil, color pencil and alcohol marker drawing on paper, 2022, 24 x 19. NFS"
See No Evil
Aaron D. Williams - Lies Matter and Lines Don't, color pencil and alcohol marker on paper, 2020, 14 x 14". $3,000"
Lies Matter and Lines Don't
Aaron D. Williams - Trains and Hands (Collinwood Banner design), color pencil and alcohol marker on paper, 2021, 17 x 14". $3,150"
Trains and Hands (Collinwood Banner design)

Gary Williams

Gary Williams - Amazing Grace, oil on canvas, 2022, 40 x 30". $2,750"
Amazing Grace

Jerome White

Jerome White - The Jungle, oil and acrylic on canvas, 2017, 24 x 24". $3,500"
The Jungle
Jerome White - The Hills We Climb (Amanda Gorman), oil & acrylic on canvas, 2021, 60 x 48". $12,000"
The Hills We Climb (Amanda Gorman)

Details

Start:
February 1 @ 8:00 am
End:
May 24 @ 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve
Phone
216-721-9020
Email
info@artistsarchives.org
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Venue

Cleveland City Hall
601 Lakeside Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114 United States
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Phone
216.664.2000
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