Gallery Openings and Events

White Cloud Gallery and Osengwa Present Afro Frontal Group Exhibition

Photo courtesy of White Cloud Gallery and Osengwa,

Photo courtesy of White Cloud Gallery and Osengwa,

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Reception: Friday, November 18 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm

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On November 18, 2016, White Cloud Gallery will host Afro Frontal, a pop-up art exhibition and auction presented by Osengwa and The Monroe Trust. The reception is from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at 1843 14th St. N.W.

In celebration of the grand opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Afro Frontal will feature illustrations, paintings, and photography by a collective of artists of African descent. Afro Frontal seeks to fuse the spirit of African culture with the soul of African American society and brings together more than 10 artists from different backgrounds such as Senegal, Nigeria, and South Africa.

This curated collection will be auctioned off online beginning Friday, November 11 at 9:00 a.m. through Friday, November 18 at 9:00 p.m. The collection can be viewed and bids may be placed prior to the exhibition on Osengwa’s website,www.osengwa.com. A portion of the proceeds will go to two charities: Socially Africa, for their next Art for a Cause event, and to HSC Home Care, for the Huggable Hope Campaign.

White Cloud Gallery serves as a venue for this unique exhibition and auction. For more information on Afro Frontal, pop-up exhibits, or general information about the gallery, contact them at [email protected]

Featured Artists: Aissatta Pinto da Costa (São Tomé and Príncipe – Painter/Illustrator), Aniebiet Ekong (Nigeria – Graphic Artist), Claire Idera (Nigeria – Painter/Illustrator), Dami Adebayo (Nigeria – Graphic Artist), Daniel Obasi (Nigeria – Photographer), Data Oh (Nigeria – Illustrator), Ike Slimster (Nigeria – Painter/Graphic Artist/Photographer), Jermaine Percy Neal (America – Painter/Graphic Artist), Sakhile Cebekhulu (South Africa – Photographer), Siaka Toure (Senegal – Photographer), Udegbunam TBJ (Nigeria – Illustrator), Yannis Davy (Gabon – Photographer)

The reception is at 1843 14th St. NW. For more information, visit www.osengwa.com.