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Art of the African Diaspora 2022

Art of the African Diaspora 2022

In 2022 we’re celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Bay Area Black Artists Exhibition at Richmond Art Center!


Event Program

Richmond Art Center
Exhibition: January 20 – March 19, 2022
Reception: Sunday, March 6 – CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND TO RSVP (required)
Closing Event: Saturday, March 19, 12pm-2pm – CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
Gallery Hours: Thursday-Saturday, 10am-2pm
Location: Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804

Venues throughout the Bay Area 
Details published in the Art of the African Diaspora Catalog (pick up a copy at Richmond Art Center!)
Open Studios: Saturdays and Sundays, February 26-27; March 5-6; March 12-13
Satellite Exhibitions: Throughout January, February and March


Art of the African Diaspora, in partnership with Richmond Art Center, supports artists of African descent in the Bay Area through representation, professional development, and building a creative community.

In 2022 we are celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Bay Area Black Artists Exhibition at Richmond Art Center! Over 100 artists of African descent will showcase their work at Richmond Art Center, as well as in open studios and satellite exhibitions at different venues across the Bay Area. CLICK HERE to learn about the history of this special event.

Artistic Achievement Awardees 2020-2021: Tiffany Conway, Val Kai, and Fan Lee Warren (featured in 2022 exhibition)

Artistic Achievement Awardees 2022: Derrick Bell, Cynthia Brannvall, Pryce Jones (to be featured in 2023 exhibition)

Participating Artists (organized by first name): Abi Mustapha, Ajuan Mance, Akeem Raheem, Akili Simba, Alan Edward Dillard, Alix Magloire, Andrea McCoy Harvey, Angela Douglas, Anjuelle Floyd, Anna W Edwards, Antt’Smalls @AnttonioDesigns, Arthur Norcome, Ashara Ekundayo, Ashlei Reign, Atiba Thomas, Bahiya Spaulding, Bernadette Robertson, Bertrell Smith, Brianna Mills, Carla Golder, Carla Oden, Charles Curtis Blackwell, Christina Beni, Chuck Harlins, Claude Lockhart Clark, Cori Pillows, Cynthia Brannvall, Damon Powell, Daniel F. White, Dawn Rudd, Derrick Bell, Diamela Cutiño, Diasporic Sol, Doitshā Lexington, Donna Gatson, Donna Meke’da Bradley, Duane M Conliffe, Dulama LeGrande, Elishes Cavness III, Elmarise Owens, Ester M. Armstrong, Fan Lee Warren, Floyd Brown, Frederick S. Franklin, Gene Dominique, Halisi Noel-Johnson, Hilda Robinson, Iam4muze-Mianta, Iconic Vinyl Art, Irene Bee Kain, J. Inez, J.B. Broussard, James Knox, Janet Barnes, Janet M. Sheard, Jimi Evins, Joseph Robinson, Julie Atkinson, Justice Renaissance, Karen J. Anthony, Karen Smith, karinsArt – karin turner, Kelvin Curry, Kevin Lance Daniels, Kiesha White, Kim Champion, Kimberly Johnson, Kwahuumba, Latisha Baker, Lawrence Buford, LHolley, Lorraine Bonner, Louise Schine, Malik Seneferu, Marguerite T. Browne, Mark Sublett, Melanin Buford, Naomi Floyd, NoPrints, Nunu Kidane, Olubori G. Babaoye, Orlonda Uffre, Osaze Seneferu, Ozell Hudson Jr, Patricia Patterson, Paul Gladden, Paula deJoie, Paula Vaughan, Pete Dent, Photosynthesis By Ronwired, Pryce Jones, Raven Harper, Raymond L. Haywood, Renata Gray, Ron Calime, Ron Moultrie Saunders, Saida Hogan Nassirruddin, Shanju, Shawna Kinard, SiGiDiArt, Stephanie Anne Johnson and Kevin Myrick, Stephen Bruce, Stevens Jay Carter, Suzane Beaubrun, Thomas Harden, Tiffany Conway, Tomye, Val Kai, Valerie Brown-Troutt, Vaughn Filmore, VirgiNia Jourdan, Wanda Sabir, Will Johnson, Xan Blood Walker, Xioneida Ruiz, Yolanda Holley, Yolanda Patton “ThaSun”, Zoë Boston


More info:


Art of the African Diaspora is produced by a Steering Committee of dedicated participating artists.

CLICK HERE if you would like to make a financial contribution to the event.

100% of your donation will go to the Steering Committee who is committed to working with Black-owned businesses to make Art of the African Diaspora a success.

Are you an artist participating in Art of the African DiasporaClick here for information and important dates

Above image: Artworks by Tiffany Conway (left) and Val Kai (right)
Top image: Artwork by Fan Lee Warren

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