by Philip Curtis
The African American Research Library and Cultural Center hosts Philip Curtis and fellow Jamaicans Louis Davis and David Muir in “Out of Many, One People”, a display of art and artists as diverse as the country of Jamaica.
The show officially opens Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at 6 p.m., but the art will be on view during August and September 2011.
Philip Curtis is known for his works in pastels, acrylic and oils, portraying a variety of scenes including essential Jamaican life, sports figures as well as jazz scenes.
Louis Davis’ work will showcase his social activist images referencing fast food, immigration, black on black violence, and the perception of the angry and violent black man.
David Muir’s photographs capture a wide range of vivid Jamaican scenes.
The African American Research Library and Cultural Center is located at 2650 Sistrunk Blvd, Fl 33311, on the corner of NW 27th Ave and Sistrunk Blvd (NW 6thSt).
All are welcomed and the event is free.