Thomas James Interview for Urban Walls Brazil
“The work I am making is based on my experience of ‘right now' in history. As an artist, having the ability to creatively document that desire for change in my own way, is an immensely powerful thing.”
The next artist activist I have the pleasure of highlighting is Will Watson (@will_theartist). An artist, an educator, a muralist, and I’ve personally seen him directing traffic during a protest. He is doing great things! Check out our interview on the @urbanwallsbr platform.
Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center (PGAAMCC) is proud to announce The Elements that Define Us, a Black contemporary portraiture exhibition, presented in conjunction with the University of Maryland David C. Driskell Center’s exhibition: Portraits of Who We Are. The Elements that Define Us exhibition at PGAAMCC will be on display from Feb 2nd-May 26th, 2018.
Molette Green sits down with local artists to discuss the importance of black art. Joining News4 Your Sunday are Preston Sampson, a local artist, Chanel Compton, board member of the Banneker-Douglass Museum and Will Watson, an MFA candidate from the Maryland Institute College of Art. (Published Sunday, Mar 25, 2018)
MICA Grad Show III combines thesis works students from five MICA MFA graduate departments: Community Arts MFA, LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting, Mount Royal School of Art, Photographic and Electronic Media, and Rinehart School of Sculpture. Located across multiple galleries on and off campus, curators Doreen Bolger and Seth Adelsberger arranged the works in broad themes to reflect the interests and concerns of the artists and the time in which they are working.