Artists of Color 2024

Stacy Grayson, The Barbershop - Tighten Up, watercolor, 22 x 30 inches framed, Courtesy of the artist.
Townsend Gallery
Opening Reception Saturday, February 10, 5:00 – 9:00pm
On view February 10 – March 23
10:00am – 5:00pm daily
Free Admission

The Niagara Arts & Cultural Center (NACC) is excited to announce the return of our annual Artists of Color exhibition in the Townsend Gallery, on the first floor of the multi-arts site in downtown Niagara Falls. This exhibition, the 13th annual iteration for 2024, is curated by Niagara Arts & Cultural Center Gallery Co-Director, Ray Roberston.

3-D and 2-D work of all genres, mediums, and artistic interpretations will be accepted for the exhibit. Artwork must be delivered in “ready-to-hang” condition, or it will not be exhibited. 30% of artwork sales go to the NACC in support of long-term projects. Artworks submitted for consideration with this exhibit are required to be for sale.

Image credit: Stacy Grayson, The Barbershop – Tighten Up, watercolor, 22 x 30 inches framed, Courtesy of the artist.

Submission Guidelines

Artists can submit up to three works for inclusion until January 26, 2024. Contact Ray Robertson for more information at (716) 563-1692.

About Artists of Color

This exhibit is envisioned as a representation of the African American experience from a contemporary and personal perspective, and celebrates the work by African American artists in Western New York within the visual arts.

Previously exhibited artists include: Kobie Barber, Phillip Brown, Alexis Bradshaw, James J. Cooper III,  Dee Edwards, Vanoliaa Frazier, Camilla Hobbs Lee, Iris Kirkwood, Legend Lewis, Tracy Mitchell Miles, Ari Moore, Sharif Osby, Betty Pitts Foster, Dino Rose II, Rosetta Smith, Robert Springer, Jessica Thorpe, and Princessa Williams, among many others.