BADC Fund Raiser Extended On-line
A FUNDRAISER FOR BLACK ARTISTS OF DC, ORIGINAL FINE ART POSTCARD EXHIBITION AND SALE…THEME “IMAGINE”
The Black Artists of DC (BADC) first Post Card Fund Raiser was a great success. Many patrons braved the inclement weather to attend and purchase these one of a kind Post Cards. We had fun talking to the patrons and artists. The artist told us how much fun they had producing the cards and one young couple came to purchase original art for the first time and stated that this was the only way they could afford to start their art collection.
BECAUSE OF THE INTEREST IN THESE CARDS AND THE MANY CALLS FROM OUT OF THE AREA, BADC IS EXTENDING THIS EVENT BY OFFERING THE REMAINING POST CARDS ON-LINE.
In a few days BADC make the remaining cards for sale on-line. We will announce this on the WEB Site and through our artists and patrons mailing list. If you wish to be informed by email of this and other events please fill out our contact page and you will be added to our mailing lists. Please indicate whether you are an artist or patrons. Patrons do not receive emails about meetings and artists calls. If you already receive emails from us there is no need to fill out the contact form.
In an effort to raise funds by making fine art affordable to the greater Washington DC area, BADC has pulled together some of Washington DC’s most outstanding artists and pooled them together with mid-career and emerging artists to offer 5″ x 7″ postcards for $25.00 each. Our members, as well as Black Artists from other cities, have created beautiful, powerful postcards depicting the theme IMAGINE in support of Black Artists of DC. For a listing of members and supporters click on “BADC Membership” in the top menu.
BADC is a non-profit organization that each year offers exhibitions of local and national Black Artists. BADC offers exhibition opportunities, workshops, educational opportunities, critiques, curating opportunities, studio visits and excursions. It serves as a supportive community for artists of African descent, and art lovers alike. The funds raised will assist the organization in boosting its efforts to support Black artists in DC and beyond. The theme “IMAGINE” is a call for citizens of this country to call upon their creativity in a time when the status quo is obsolete.
MAKING AN IMPACT: Mentoring in Real Life
The Opening reception was a great event. If you could not join us for that event please visit the exhibition and/or come to the Closing Reception.
Black Artists of DC and the DC Art Center present
Making an Impact: Mentoring in Real Life
December 7, 2018 – January 13, 2019
Closing Reception: Sunday, January 13, 5 pm
Artist Mentors: Alonzo Davis, Amber Robles-Gordon, Al Burts
Artist Mentees: Asha Elana Casey, Kayla Beyer, Thelia Burts
Making an Impact: Mentoring in Real Life celebrates the value of mentoring through the work of three artist mentorship pairings. Spanning painting, mixed media, drawing, and carved wood, the exhibition is an opportunity to see how each mentor’s knowledge and experience has helped to guide and shape their mentee to reach greater heights. Mentors allow the mentees to see the hope inside themselves.
Image: Dandy by Al Burts
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BADC MONTHLY MEETING
BADC meets the third Sunday of each month, meetings usually will be at the Riggs Lamont Neighborhood Library at 1:30 PM Our next Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, December 30th, 2018. Please keep checking our WEB Site for any changes in the schedule. The address of the library is 5401 South Dakota Ave., NE, Washington, DC (Check at front desk to see which room we are in)
The meeting will start promptly at 1:30 PM. Additionally, members are encouraged to bring food that is prepackaged. For food safety reasons, we can only bring food that is prepackaged in a store. This includes prepackaged sandwiches, cookies, drinks etc.