In keeping with the mission of C Art Gallery in Seattle, this exhibit was developed to present and promote artists of different cultural backgrounds for the purpose of encouraging acceptance and appreciation of cultural differences. Africa has provided a subtle and significant impact on the world we live in today. This is evident in the news, in our economy, and as we reflect on the diversity in our neighborhoods. This impact is also reinforced through art.
The works presented in this exhibit share how Africa has challenged, enhanced, and influenced artists work through color, patterns, imagery, and subject. About C Art Gallery: C Art Gallery is an African American owned gallery in Seattle Washington whose mission is to present and promote artists of different cultural backgrounds for the purpose of encouraging acceptance and appreciation. The gallery, located in Seattle’s Central District, has been part of the community for seven years. As an anchor tenant of Hiawatha Artists Lofts, C Art Gallery provides an opportunity for minority artists to share their work year-round and develops programs with educational components.
Since its inception the gallery has represented over 200 artists through local exhibits and community programs. http://www.cartgallery.org The University of Washington School of Social Work is a recognized leader in solving the most demanding social issues of our day through rigorous research, academic innovation and public service. Among the nation’s top-ranked schools of social work, we recruit the best and the brightest, nurture groundbreaking ideas, and partner strategically to challenge limits, redress inequities and strengthen communities. Our fundamental purpose is to educate tomorrow’s social work leaders, discover solutions that work in the real world, and build human capacity for lasting social change.