Frederick Douglass-Issac Myers Museum Baltimore, MD
Kibibi Ajanku, Curator
Kibibi has continued her journey as an artist through her work as a curator, by creating new and innovative ways to present the past, present, and future of the Black diaspora. She uses this same lens to curate arts-based equity, diversity, and inclusion programming through her work as an educator within universities and arts organizations throughout Baltimore. Kibibi Ajanku’s work has and continues to uplift and empower Black artists and increase intercultural understanding within the city of Baltimore and around the world.
Guy Jones, a native of Baltimore City, graduated from Baltimore City College High School and earned a BS degree from Morgan State College. He then earned an MFA from The Maryland Institute College of Art as the first African American to graduate from the Hoffberger School of Painting. Mr. Jones accepted a scholarship to attend the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine. While currently teaching art at
Morgan State University, Guy Jones studies painting at The Schuler Atelier. He has painted as a muralist for Baltimore's Advisory Committee on Art and Culture, was gallery coordinator of Eubie Blake Gallery 409, and an artist for the Fish Out of Water Project. His work has been exhibited at the Prettyman Studio Gallery, Brown University, Pace University, the Reston Black Art Festival, the James E. Lewis Museum of Art, the Frederick Douglass Isaac Myers Maritime Park and Museum, and the Baltimore Museum of Art, to name a few.
"Resilience Unveiled" is an art exhibition embodied as a group show. It explores the profound connections between Frederick Douglass, Isaac Myers, and the principle of Kujichagulia. Through a captivating visual narrative, this exhibition seeks to shed light on the extraordinary lives and enduring legacies of these remarkable individuals, while celebrating the power of self-determination and collective liberation.
Featured Artists: Marie Antoinette, Tanya Bracey, Bryane Broadie, Larry Poncho Brown, Karen Y. Buster, Anita Henley Carrington, David W.M. Cassidy, Keiona Clark, Thomas E, Dade, Marilyn Gates-Davis, DionJa’Y, Jay Durrah, Emery Franklin, Erasto, Brayden Green, Vanessa Chappell-Lee, James Murphy Jr, Qrcky, Alma Roberts, Yemonja Smalls, Harriet Smith, K Starks, Shirlene Thomas, Luis Del Valle, Luther Wright
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The Art Of Poncho
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Diary Of A Mad Back Man