Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Last Week of the Liberated Muse Exhibit "Celebration of Freedom"

(In photo: l to r-- Prudence Bonds, Sherry Burton-Ways, James Terrell, Sharon Burton)

So, all good things must come to an end, and such is the case with the debut exhibit of Liberated Muse-- "A Celebration of Freedom". The exhibit ends next week on Dec. 1.

(In photo: Poet/singer/actress Dehejia Maat at the Liberated Muse event Capital Rhythm & Soul last week at the Potter's House. The exhibit "Celebration of Freedom" is a backdrop for the event)

(In photo: Visual artist Marshetta Davis discusses her painting with those who came out for the Nov. 14 artist reception for the artists included in the Celebration of Freedom exhibit.)

(In photo: Sharon Burton and a guest attend the artist reception held on Nov. 14. Her piece "Believe" is in the background)

(In photo: Singer/visual artist James Terrell stands by his piece "Coltrane" (up top) which was inspired by jazz legend John Coltrane. James is a gifted performer and performed in last week's Liberated Muse event Capital Rhythm & Soul)
(In photo: Liberated Muse's co-founder Khadijah "Moon" Ali-Coleman (left) with artist Stephan Cox and artist Shanta Monroe (right) with her daughter Zoe. All four pose in front of the "Celebration of Freedom" exhibit during the Nov. 14 artist reception for the exhibit)

(In photo: The artist Choke stands by her work in the exhibit)

Special thanks to Sharon Burton of Authentic Contemporary Art who curated the exhibit and who also contributed her own art to the show. Her piece "Believe" is also the cover art of our book Liberated Muse Volume I: How I Freed My Soul. You can visit her art spaces HERE and HERE.

Kudos to all of the exhibiting artists:

Stephan Cox
Shan'ta Monroe
James Terrell
Prudence Bonds
Marshetta Davis
Keisha Carroll
Sherry Burton Ways
Jade Andwele

(In photo: One of the works from artist Shan'ta Monroe)

Please make sure you check out the exhibit before it comes down on Dec. 1. Several of the pieces were sold and all of the artists are involved in upcoming shows, so it is encouraged you stay connected with them by joining the network if you haven't joined already.

(In photo: Work by artist Jade Andwele. The piece sold during the second month of the exhibit)

The Celebration of Freedom is currently up at:
The Potter's House
1658 Columbia Road, NW
Washington DC

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