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Black Joy: The Opal Onyx

Presented by Summit Artspace at Summit Artspace, Akron OH

Jan 15 2021
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Mar 27 2021
Black Joy: The Opal Onyx

Born in Akron and based in Atlanta, artist Adana Tillman explores the vast range of self-expression, creativity, and joy of individuals of the African Diaspora.

BLACK JOY: THE OPAL ONYX | ADANA TILLMAN

SECOND FLOOR GALLERY | JANUARY 15 – MARCH 27, 2021

Black Joy: The Opal Onyx debuts in the Second Floor Gallery to showcase artist Adana Tillman’s latest quilts, hand-dyed material, and incredible imagery exploring the vast range of self-expression, creativity and joy of individuals of the African Diaspora.

 Black Joy presents images of self-expression, identity and thought. With this body of work, Tillman explores the vast range of self-expression, creativity, and joy of individuals of the African Diaspora time—exploring patterns and hand techniques that would increase the textural composition of the work.

There are collaged fabrics from all aspects of her travels from the attic collection of her mother, to the local mom n’ pop shop and the open-air markets of Tanzania. The individuals depicted in Tillman’s work boast the individuality of the subjects and explores their search of identity. Aspects such as the hair, body language, and

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

Contact: 330-376-8480

Email: info@summitartspace.org

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Summit Artspace will open online & by appointment only until  February 6, 2021 when Summit Artspace will open to the public for limited Saturday hours from 12-4 pm.  Safety protocols are in accordance with Summit County, State of Ohio and CDC guidelines. For updated information, check Summit Artspace’s website or call 330-376-8480.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Summit Artspace

140 East Market Street, 2nd Floor, Akron, OH 44308

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