Friday, January 16, 2015

TAOLB 2015 Exhibit & Open Studios CALENDAR


10 Jan -  27 Feb 2015 - The Art of Living Black 2015  Exhibit  
 Main Gallery 
  Richmond Art Center,  2540 Barrett Ave, Richmond CA 94804 (510) 620 6772
This annual gallery exhibit boasts a volume of creativity from 80 Bay Area Artists of African American descent.  
 For  this  special exhibit,  the  Richmond  Art  Center  walls  read like     
 a  Living Catalog of the TAOLB 2015 Art Tour. You will be able to view one exciting piece of artwork from each participating artist, as well as a body of selected works from the previous year's Award recipient artists.
All are welcome to visit the gallery &view original art by our local artists. Collecting is encouraged. Also, you're invited to  attend the scheduled artists' talks & reception. 
Free, all ages welcome. 

Save these dates on your calendar to visit individual artists' studios, galleries, & other venues featuring TAOLB 2015 Artists. An intimate way to see more of each artist's creations. 
*this will be made available at the reception & online as well. 

TAOLB 2015 dates below: 
NOW - 07 feb The Art of Living Black 2015  Exhibit~ Main Gallery 
 Richmond Art Center,  2540 Barrett Ave, Richmond CA 94804 (510) 620 6772

SAT.  07 feb   - artists' talks 12-1:30pm
                        - artists' reception 2-5pm
Richmond Art Center,  2540 Barrett Ave, Richmond CA 94804 (510) 620 6772 

SAT. 14 feb   - artists' talks 12-1:30pm 
Richmond Art Center,  2540 Barrett Ave, Richmond CA 94804 (510) 620 6772 

2 Weekends of Open Studios TAOLB 2015 
Visit participating TAOLB 2015 Artists' individual creative studios, and galleries as well as other special venues featuring TAOLB 2015 Artists. 

SAT/SUN .  28 feb, 01 mar  - 11-6pm*  (gen. hours please check with each exhibit location)*
SAT/SUN .  07 mar, 08mar - 11-6pm*  (gen.l hours please check with each exhibit location)*
*Various Locations, including the Richmond Art Center-2540 Barrett Ave, Richmond CA 94804 

--------------------------------Some Featured TAOLB 2015 Venues------------------------------
--------------More TAOLB 2015 Venues  TBA Please check back for Updates!-------------
  • TAOLB 2015 at AMERICAN STEEL STUDIOS. 1960 Mandela Pkway,Oakland CA 94607
    • EXHIBIT: OPEN both weekends. Feb 28& Mar 1st, Mar 7th&8th , 11-6pm
    • Artists: 
      Latisha Baker,
      Douglas Blanc,
      Stephen Bruce,
      Kelvin Curry,
      Jim Dennis,
      Cheryl Derricotte,
      Gene Dominique,
      Jimi Evins,
      Dania Frink,
      Renata Gray,
      Nannette Y. Harris,
      Raymond L. Haywood,
      Lan Hodges,
      James Knox,karin turner-,
    • Paula Vaughan,
      Nile Washington,
      Ashlei Williams,
      TheArthur Wright
  • TAOLB  2015 at BLACK BEAN CERAMIC ART CENTER. 561 Emory St. San Jose,CA, 
    • EXHIBIT:  Feb 9 - March 21.
    •   Reception: Feb 21st  6-9pm
    • Artists: Will Johnson, Orlonda Uffre, Virginia Jourdan, Amana Brembrey Johnson, TheArthur Wright, Justice Renaissance
  • TAOLB 2015 at CREATIVE FRAMING & GALLERY. 2700 Park, OAKLAND CA  510.482-1200
    • EXHIBIT.  Feb 3- March 21.  
    • Opening Reception: Feb 6,  6-9pm, 
    • 1st Friday Reception: Mar 6, 6-9pm
    • Artists:Karen Oyekanmi (Doll Maker), Bernadette Robertson (Painter) and Khaleedah & Ansar Muhamad (Jewelry)
  • TAOLB 2015 at JANRAE COMMUNITY ART GALLERY - Womens' Cancer Resource Center. 5741 Telegraph Ave.  OAKLAND CA 94609  510.601-4040 ext.111
    • EXHIBIT: Jan 30- Mar 26 
    • Reception: Jan 30, fri. 7-9pm
    • Artists: Duane Conliffe, Dr. Leslee Stradford, Gene Dominique,
    •  Karen Oyekanmi, Tonia Coleman, Idris Hassan, Dr. Ajuan Mance, Olaitan Callendar-Scott, Raymond L. Haywood, Virginia Jourdan, Sylvia Atiba Thomas, Paula Price DeJoie, Marion Coleman, Tomye, Gabrielle Wilson-Sealy, Hilda Robinson, Dawn Rudd and Mark Harris