This week, we will exclusively post the work of Black artists, Black-owned galleries and art spaces, and other content that amplifies and honors the talent, craftsmanship and cultural contributions of Black creative communities.
Here is a small selection of the many Black-Owned art spaces in the gallery system. Please click through to visit their Web sites, explore their artists, connect with them on social media, or make a purchase.
Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana:
Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, Maryland:
This gallery and fine art advisory specializes in twentieth and twenty-first century American art with a focus on work created by African American artists, including Elizabeth Catlett, Monica Ikegwu and Nelson Stevens.
Hearne Fine Art, Little Rock, Arkansas:
Hearne Fine Art has a mission rooted in education, and is focused on preserving and promoting African-American fine art. Its large artist roster includes Sylvester McKissick, Wade Hampton and Kadir Nelson, and it also offers high-end art publications,
Zucot Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia:
Zucot Gallery is the "largest African-American owned fine art gallery in the Southeast." It represents artists like Kimmy Cantrell, Lobyn Hamilton and E. Richard Clark in addition to hosting field trips, tours and providing other art services.
"Art says “stop looking at my face or the clothes that I wear and look at another important part of me.” It’s the part of me I can’t talk about so I dance it or paint it or compose music about it."
— Ernest Crichlow, the Stanford Advocate