An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 17, 2023
Between Yesterday and Tomorrow: Perspectives from Black Contemporary Artists of San Antonio showcases the multifaceted talents of Black artists in the greater San Antonio community. Our diverse Texas city is rich in creative expression. Through this exhibition, these local artists share their cultural and life experiences through their work. Contemporary art is made for the present time, and often speaks to ideas, concerns or experimentation of materials and methods. Artists were selected from across generations, bringing their voices together in the intimate space that is the City of San Antonio’s Culture Commons Gallery. The 18 artists presented in this exhibition are actively engaged in their artistic practices, and each brings their unique perspective; covering topics of Black history and identity, family dynamics, social connections, personal human experience, spirituality and resilience. The artworks include drawing, painting, photography, mixed media, digital media, assemblage, sculpture, and quilting. Their compositions are a cross section of reflective approaches to “the now” as expressed through their aesthetic, voice, and vision.
Curated by Barbara Felix
Featured Artists: Carmen Cartiness Johnson, John Coleman, Kaldric Dow, Kwanzaa Edwards, Anthony Francis, Alain Boris Gakwaya, Deborah Harris, Edward Harris, Paul Hurd, Alethia Jones, Theresa Newsome, Wardell Picquet, Calvin Pressley, Don Stewart, Naomi Wanjiku, Angela Weddle and Bernice Appelin Williams.