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Reception & Awards Ceremony: The 23rd Annual African American Art Exhibition

A Juried Art Show

Friday, February 3, 2017
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Actors Theatre of Louisville | 316 West Main Street

The African American Art Exhibition at Actors Theatre is one of the oldest and leading national exhibitions of its kind. Now in its 23rd year, this annual exhibition celebrates African American history, culture and art, and has become a popular highlight of the region’s visual arts scene. Yearly, more than 20,000 arts patrons view the exhibit.

On February 3rd, 2017, Actors Theatre will host a reception to honor the artists who were selected to participate in this year’s exhibition. This free reception will include an awards ceremony where the artists are awarded merit prizes, including the Brown-Forman Corporation purchase award. This year’s exhibition was juried by renowned artist, Kevin Cole.

Please join us at this FREE event for an evening of music, art and celebration.


The Artists

Aukram Burton
Sandra Charles
Ronald W. Claxton
Ryan Davis
Tasiir Franz
Arnold Hinton
Anthony W. Lanier
John “Jahni” Moore
Barbara Tyson Mosley
Rashawn Penister
Derrick Phillips, Sr.
George “Buddy” Ray
Charles Rice
Craig Screven
James R. Threalkill

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