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Opening Reception: Brave Spaces

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sebrof-Forbes Cultural Arts Center is pleased to present the exhibition Brave Spaces, on view from September 25th – November 6th, 2021. The opening reception is September 25th 4pm to 7pm. Organized and curated by Tim Davis, the group exhibition highlights the importance of staying resilient, creative and having a voice during challenging times.

Thirty-two artists will be featured in the show: Cathy Abramson, Carol Beane, Joanathan

Bessaci,  Anne Bouie, Sawsan Chalabi, Kay Chernush, Jay F. Coleman, Richard Dana, Tim Davis, Leonard Dawson, Barbara Frank, Helen Frederick, Mikhail Gubin, Tara Gupta, Claudia (Aziza) Gibson Hunter, Annette Isham, George Kochev, Genevieve (Iris) Lahens, June Linowitz, Madeline Lynch, Shoccara Marcus, Mirta Meltzer, Betty Murchison, Charles Jean Pierre, Michael B. Platt, Betty Press, Preston Sampson, Maria Lana Queen, Alana Theard, Debra E. Tyler, Dwight Tyler, and Frank Smith.

This collaboration focuses on the narrative of resilience through multiple forms of communication such as poetry, video, prints, paintings, music, etc. Influenced by the unique nature of quarantining for over a year, artists explore these moments through creative outlets allowing them to exchange unique and shared experiences. Ample free parking on site.

Tim Davis, the curator, is an artist, educator, and owner of International Visions Art and Consulting, LLC. In the Washington metropolitan area, he has worked as a consultant with the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, the D.C. Art Works Murals Project, the Council on Foundations and the Arlington County Arts and Planning Commission, the Dulles Corridor Metro Rail Public Art Selection Panel. A few highlighted exhibitions were; Montpelier Arts Center, “The Story of our Skin”  “Prince George County African American Museum, 400 years Journey of the Diaspora 1619-2019, Co- Curator, Spectrum Miami, “Fade To Black III”, Art Basel- Miami, Florida, collaborated exhibit with Museum of Contemporary Art Diaspora (MoCADA) and the Embassy of the Bolivarian Rep. of Venezuela, Washington, DC: “Beneath the Surface”

Register here: https://sebrofforbesculturalartscenter.org/breaking-news


September 25
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm