Shepard has a piece on display in the upcoming Black Panthers 50 year anniversary exhibit, ICONIC: Black Panther. The show opens TOMORROW in Oakland at American Steel Studios. Check out the official press release below for more info, and if you’re in or around Oakland, be sure to check it out!
(Oakland, CA). Fifty years of the iconic legacy of The Black Panther Party in American history will be celebrated in the group art exhibit ICONIC: Black Panther. The exhibit opens October 7, 2016 at the American Steel Studios in Oakland, California and closes November 6, 2016. Supporters include Sway Calloway, Danny Glover, Danny Simmons and Fab 5 Freddy. The show is produced by SEPIA Art Collective and curated by Rosalind McGary and Kelly Paschal-Hunter.
About the exhibit: ICONIC: Black Panther is multi-city fine art exhibit. Each city will host a curated exhibit featuring primarily local artists along with internationally renowned artists and original art from founding Black Panthers. A partial list of confirmed artists include (complete list attached): Emory Douglas, Dr. Samella Lewis, Tarika Lewis, Bugsy Malone, Kristine Mays, Shepard Fairey, Karen Seneferu, Fab 5 Freddy and Pablo Cristi.
ICONIC: Black Panther a group art exhibit
American Steel Studios, 1960 Mandela Parkway Oakland, CA 94607
Press Preview – Wednesday, October 5th, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Opening Reception – Friday, October 7th 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
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