ARTIST TALK “Bert Long, Jr. Gallery Spring Survey” at Houston Museum of African American Culture

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ARTIST TALK “Bert Long, Jr. Gallery Spring Survey” at Houston Museum of African American Culture

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2024 at 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM: Join curator Christopher Blay in conversation with artists in this year’s Bert Long, Jr. Gallery Spring Survey exhibition, including Omari Hashim Cato; Brian Edwards, Jr., Morgan Grisby; Justin O’Keith Higgs; Ann Johnson; Rosine Kouamen; Shavon Aja Morris; Christopher Paul; and Kamaria Shepherd.

ON VIEW FEBRUARY 2 – MARCH 30, 2024: This year’s Bert Long, Jr. Gallery Spring Survey exhibition features Omari Hashim Cato; Brian Edwards, Jr.; Morgan Grisby; Justin O’Keith Higgs; Ann Johnson; Rosine Kouamen; Shavon Aja Morris; Christopher Paul; and Kamaria Shepherd. Curated by HMAAC’s Chief Curator Christopher Blay, this annual exhibition is open to Houston-area emerging artists.

One artist from the exhibition will be selected for the 2024 Bert Long, Jr. Prize to receive a $3,000 cash award and a solo exhibition in the Bert Long, Jr. Gallery this summer. Artist David Stunts was selected last fall as the inaugural recipient by HMAAC’s Chief Curator Christopher Blay along with co-jurors Eddie Filer and Romeo Robinson. The 2024 jurors will be announced later this spring.

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