1/3/20 First Friday: Unapologetically Black Art Show

Date(s) - Jan 3, 2020
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Resource Center for Nonviolence


Unapologetically Black Art Show

Yes, there’s Another FIRST FRIDAY RECEPTION!: Friday, January 3, 2020, 6-9PM at the Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz.  Enjoy the art, and participate in an interactive art workshop with some of the featured artists, then enjoy a night of poetry, spoken work, and an OPEN MIC FOR ANYONE TO GET UP AND SPEAK!

6:00pm Doors Open
6:00pm – 7:00pm Interactive Art Workshop with featured artists
7:00pm – 9:00 Open Mic For All

About the Art Show
Join the Resource Center for Nonviolence as we explore black art in Santa Cruz. Featuring work from over 11 black artists from in and around the Santa Cruz area featuring a broad spectrum of mediums ranging from wood carvings, to ink, to poetry.

Featured artists include:
Kalikata Mbula
Justice Renaissance
Karren Moorer
Elijah Pfotenhauer
Devi Pride
Kendra Dosenbach
Valeria Miranda
Dwight Tashann Chism
Robert Endacott-Keller
Javance Henderson

Got questions? Send us a DM or email drew@rcnv.org

At the December 6th First Friday Opening Reception hundreds of people enjoyed an evening of art, food, culture, music, and a panel discussion with the featured artists about what is means to be a black artist in today’s world. It also featured a live performance by Makana (Makana Curtiss) a performance artist with eclectic passions. She is also a professional choreographer/dancer who specializes in movement inspired by story.

EXHIBIT DATES: December 6, 2019 through February 27, 2020.

EXHIBIT HOURS: *NOTE: RCNV will be closed for the Holidays from Dec. 23 – January 1. Regular hours begin again on January 2: M- TH Noon -4PM

For more information contact Drew@RCNV.org


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