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Exhibition spotlights Black disabled artists
2018-01-24

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Bridgeport Arts Center. 1200 W. 35th St., will run an exhibition entitled "Honoring Legendary African American Artists: Distinct Portraits By disAbled Artists."

The Feb. 9 VIP exhibition and fundraiser—followed by a public exhibition Feb. 16-March 30—will feature portraits of celebrated African-American painters, sculptors and printmakers, all rendered by Project Onward's master artists. Subjects include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Carrie Mae Weems, and Marshall and Elizabeth Catlett, among others.

All proceeds benefit Project Onward and its artists, who include George Zuniga, David Holt, William Douglas, David Hence, Elizabeth Barren and other Project Onward individuals. Project Onward will present this exhibition in partnership with Adapt of Chicago, We Are Lions and Chicago Public Schools.

Fundraiser tickets are $25/each; $5 for seniors, students and disabled individuals; public events are free. Visit ProjectOnward.org .


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