Meet the Artists Exhibit
View the works of locally prominent African American artists during one of Indianapolis’ premier cultural events, “Meet the Artists XXXI,” from January 29 – March 30 at Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair Street. This year’s showcase will pay tribute to the founder and curator of “Meet the Artists,” Anthony Radford, who is credited with shepherding the exhibit’s growth and popularity during its 31-year staging.
This year, 11 artists will make their “Meet the Artists” debut. These include Mechi Shakur (acrylic), Anthony Armstrong (abstracts/photography), Ayanna Tubbs (mixed media), Mr. Testimony (jewelry), Aaron Jones (collage), Quiana Quarles (acrylic), Chrystopher Burns (acrylic), Shawn McClendon (mixed media), Tyrone Thomas (photography), and Mary E. Clark (knitting/crochet).
Nine artists who are part of the “WE ARE Indy Arts Group” also will display works. These include Latoya Martin (acrylic), Gary Gee (acrylic/ceramics), Omar Rashan (acrylic), Bruce Armstrong (acrylic/mixed media), Sandra Holiday (acrylic/denim accessories/jewelry), Rebecca Robertson (acrylic/mixed media), Deva Courtney (jewelry/collage), Winterbourne Lapucelle Jones (mixed media/installation), and Anthony Radford (mixed media).