Russell Gallery presents “A Celebration of African American Aesthetics”

This Friday, February 6th is the opening of the Celebration for African American Aesthetics. Featured is the artwork of ten critically acclaimed artists and is in honor of Black History Month. Detroit bred artist, BeloZro is one of the artists gracing the Russell Gallery with his Neo-Calligraphic work that holds hints of Realism and Impressionism. Also showing is Christopher Batten, whose work has been described as the journey into the artist’s mind, using traditional techniques and vivid color to convey his thoughts and emotions to the viewer.

Opening reception and a meet and greet with the artists is 3pm – 8pm, live Jazz from the Sheila Landis Rick Matle Duo will be adding to the atmosphere. A fashion show presented by 313FAD incorporating seven designers will be held in the Exhibition Center Showplace, meanwhile in the Russell Gallery a VIP reception for networking professionals will be taking place, VIP tickets are $10 and the start time for both of these events is 6pm.

The Russell Gallery is also sponsoring a very special Art Gallery Crawl. There will be a heated bus and a tour guide to give an exciting tour of The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, The Sherry Washington Gallery and the Russell Gallery. The tickets for the crawl are $15 which include entry into each gallery, transportation and V.I.P. reception with free food and drinks.

Show runs from February 6th through February 28th in the Exhibition Hall Showcase located inside the Russell Bazaar. The Russell Gallery is proud to present this event in honor of Black History month and is expected to be our best show yet.

About the Russell Gallery

The Russell Gallery is dedicated to showcasing Michigan’s greatest talents. The gallery’s curator, Laura Deljanin supports emerging artists as well as national and internationally recognized artists. Please call to make an appointment for gallery representation.

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