Look for these exciting new exhibits featuring my most recent works
Norfolk State University's Wise Gallery
Love of the Game
Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
"Looking Both Ways" showcases works by leading contemporary African-American artists and the diverse cultural influences reflected in their works. The artworks displayed in this exhibition curated by PFAC's Diana Blanchard Gross will challenge, provoke, question and play with issues of identity construction, national and cultural struggles, globalism, displacement, and artistic freedom.The contemporary works will be juxtaposed against works of traditional African art, which may include masks, figures, ceramics and more chosen from museum and private collections. In addition, "Looking Both Ways" will include archival photographs from the Daily Press documenting the Civil Rights era on the Virginia Peninsula. Mixed media artworks and paintings from Clayton Singleton's Valedictorian series will also be on display.This landmark exhibition exploring African-American culture will include works by such lauded artists as Kara Walker, Hank Willis Thomas, Carrie Mae Weems, Beverly Buchanan and Williamsburg native Betty Blayton.
Teens With a Purpose – The Youth Movement (TWP) will host the 8th annual fundraiser gala and auction from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Saturday, November 7th, at the Chrysler Museum of the Arts. Teens With a Purpose guests will enjoy a celebratory evening complete with an elegant dinner, dancing, and a silent auction led by Mistress of Ceremonies Nicole Livas Anchor WAVY-TV 10.
This year’s Gala theme is based on Teens With a Purpose’s mission to help young people through the Arts.The evening will start with an Oscar Style Award show featuring sponsor recognitions and performances of Teens With a Purpose' musical production entitled “Just AART.” Youth from schools and organizations throughout Hampton Roads will honored with the Move Maker Awards. During the evening, guests will enjoy a gourmet dinner and enjoy a thrilling silent auction featuring unique items, art, and once-in a life time experiences such as Lunch with NBC's Al Roker. Keynote speaker Clayton Singleton, a celebrated visual artist, educator and poet will display artworks and address the guests. Dancing will take over at 9 p.m.
6:00pm Theatre Event & Award Presentation
The Signature Sponsor for the 2015 TWP Gala is GEICO
Learn more about becoming a supporter, join the planning committee, or purchase a ticket by emailing TWPGala@gmail.com or calling 757-747-2679
CLAYTON at the CHRYSLER