The Friendship Gallery Presents Legacy, The 2017 African American Art Exhibit Group Exhibition

By Editorial Team on February 10, 2017

Sun, 12 February 2017 - Sat, 04 March 2017

Homage to Nina by Llewellyn Berry. Courtesy of the Friendship Gallery.
Homage to Nina by Llewellyn Berry. Courtesy of the Friendship Gallery.


Opening Reception: Sunday, February 12 from 11:30am to 1:30pm


The Friendship Gallery at Friendship Heights Village Center presents Legacy, The 2017 African American Art Exhibit. The exhibition will be on display from February 6 until March 4, 2017. This group exhibit comprises a wide variety of art mediums encompassing painting, sculpture, printmaking and photography. These artists offer a visual narrative of African American experiences through their journeys in American history and American culture. Reflecting and interpreting aspects of contemporary life.

The twenty-three artists of the exhibit, Legacy, include:

  • Beverly Adewoyin
  • Jarvis Grant
  • Michael Platt
  • John Beckley
  • Gail Hansberry
  • Carol Porter
  • Llewellyn Berry
  • Bill Harris
  • Nikkia Redd
  • Dave Cook
  • Gloria Kirk
  • Nanno Smith
  • Bruce Fagin
  • Jane Lepscky
  • Michael Syphax
  • Richard Fitzhugh
  • Percy Martin
  • Dwight Tyler
  • Aziza Claudia Gibson-Hunter
  • Leigh Mosley
  • Duane Winfield
  • Carolyn Goodridge
  • Naida Page

Curator Llewellyn Berry states; “The artist stands on the shoulders of many who have come before, providing technique, context, and reason. It is Legacy. They are generations of talented, visionary and gifted artisans. That instinctive sense of beauty, place and purpose, coupled with a compelling need to produce and display it, adds to the never ending conversation about the inherent beauty of the African American experience.”

Gallery Hours:

  • Monday – Thursday: 9am to 9pm
  • Friday: 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 9am to 2pm

The Friendship Gallery is located at 4433 South Park Ave., Chevy Chase, MD.