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Young, Gifted and Black: Artists' Reception at Bunker Hill Community College

Thursday, February 9 is the opening night for a new exhibit of work from young Boston artists.

That's a Fact:Young, Gifted, & Black, a group exhibition of Massachusetts/Boston Area African American Artists under the age of forty, includes the work of Rashelle Brown, Adam Bullock, Tatia Cynae, Bebe Broxton, Kaia Niambi Finn, Elisa Hamilton, Stephen Hamilton, Jennifer Hughes, Karmimadeebora McMillan, Tasha Miller, Destiny Palmer, Jamaal Sheats, Germaine Spruill, Jamal Thorne Travis, Watson Gaylyn Weekes, Alison Wells and Jae Williams.

This exhibit of twenty artists in various stages of their careers addresses the topics of race, injustice, identity, and aspiration. Curated by Laura Montgomery, BHCC Art Gallery Director, the exhibit illuminates and celebrates the diversity of talent within this community. The art gallery exhibit is one of many events hosted during the college’s Black History Month celebrations.

The artists will be on hand to meet the public and informally discuss their work. Refreshments will be served in the outer lobby and there will be live performances in music, spoken-word and dance. Performers include Troy Electric Kidd Durden and the Incredibles; U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo and Ms. Toya Tiffany along with student members of the BHCC Learning Community Common Interest performance group Take A Bow. There will also be art supply give-aways from Blick Art Materials.

Bunker Hill Community College Art Gallery, part of the BHCC campus, is at 250 New Rutherford Ave., Boston. It is located at the Community College stop on the MBTA Orange Line. Bunker Hill Community College Art Gallery is free, handicapped accessible & open to the public.

Gallery hours: MWF: 10am-5pm, T,TH: 10am- 7:00pm, Sat: 10am – 2pm.
For more information call 617-228-2093 or send e-mail to artgallery@bhcc.mass.edu
Laura L. Montgomery, Art Gallery Director, 617-228-2093, lmontgomery@bhcc.mass.edu

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