Saturday, June 28, 2014

Exhibition: Charlotte Riley-Webb’s “Blood Rhythms, Strange Fruit” ENDS on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 7pm at the Tubman Museum — Macon, Georgia USA

Charlotte Riley-Webb’s “You Can Tell A Tree By The Fruit It Bears” available at
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Exhibition: Charlotte Riley-Webb’s “Blood Rhythms, Strange Fruit” on Friday, May 2, 2014 at 6:30pm to Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 7pm at the Tubman Museum — Macon, Georgia USA; Event Details - Time: Friday, May 2, 2014 at 6:30pm to Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 7pm; Location: Tubman Museum; Street: 340 Walnut Street; City/Town: Macon, Georgia 31201; Phone: 478.743.8544; Event Type: art, exhibition; Organized By: Jeff Bruce, curator.
Event Description: “The Tubman Museum Hosts an Evening of Visual and Performing Arts - On Friday, May 2, the Tubman African American Museum hosts a reception to celebrate the opening of a very special art exhibition titled Blood Rhythms, Strange Fruit. This painting exhibition features a suite of 22 works by artist Charlotte-Riley Webb. The reception will be at the Museum from 6:30 – 8:30 PM. The event will begin with live performances and music. From 6:30 to 7:00 PM, Past Time Players, Inc. will perform Women on Film in the Museum’s multi-purpose gallery on the second floor. The reception follows from 7:00 to 8:30. Charlotte Riley-Webb will present a Gallery Talk in the Museum’s changing galleries at 7:30 PM. Live music for the event will be performed by Dean Brown.”Read more: https://www.facebook.com/events/622481021159656/?ref=22
About the Artist: “Charlotte Riley-Webb is an Atlanta-based artist and educator. She grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Her works are in numerous private and corporate collections. She has exhibited her work throughout the U.S., most notable her exhibition From Stories of My America toured for three years to museums and galleries throughout the Southeast. She has also exhibited her work in England, South America, the Caribbean and West Africa. She has public art commissions installed in Atlanta, in Hampton, Virginia and Shreveport, Louisiana. She is a two-time winner of the John T. Biggers Award from the Hampton University Museum (2005, 2008) and she received an N.A.A.C.P. Image award in 2010. The 22 paintings in this exhibition are inspired by the writings of poets Ntzoke Shange and Tyzyna Pinchback, and the music of singer Nina Simone.”Read more: https://www.facebook.com/events/622481021159656/?ref=22
The Tubman museum is located at 340 Walnut Street, Downtown. Admission to this special reception is FREE for Museum Members, $5.00 for the General Public. Blood Rhythms, Strange Fruit: A Painting Exhibition by Charlotte Riley-Webb will remain on view at the Tubman Museum through June 28, 2014. Contact the Museum (478-743-8544) for more information about this event and other Museum programs. For additional information: http://www.tubmanmuseum.com/, https://twitter.com/TubmanMuseum, https://www.facebook.com/TubmanMuseum, http://www.charlotterileywebb.com/, https://www.facebook.com/charlotte.rileywebb, http://www.charlotterileywebb.com/HTML-LIB/ARTIST-html/charlotte-info/ArtistL3-biography.html, http://shopbaiaonline.com/products/webb-charlotte-you-can-tell-a-tree-by-the-fruit-it-bears and https://www.facebook.com/events/622481021159656/?ref=22. Related article: http://api.ning.com/files/JF-pWsE9wxfD7PriN6enpPvvZGD3LOMrgB7jWchEPPyFL-OrGo*zdyuKQWP8noHwUQ5TNIYN6tB0byR1eDYjVvBEUXkgFEzr/BloodRhythmsblog2.pdf

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