Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit
Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center
April 3 – October 12, 2020
The fifteenth annual juried Outdoor Sculpture exhibition goes on display in the historic courtyard from April through October 2020. Vanessa Thaxton-Ward, Ph.D., Director of Hampton University Museum, served as juror. The exhibit offers $3,000 in cash awards. Featured are sculptures by Patrick Andrews, Jessica Bradsher, May Britton, Hanna Jubran, Barbara Kobylinska, John Mason, and William Wood. Visitors are invited to cast their ballot to determine the People’s Choice award.
Soul Finger Project
April 3 – June 28, 2020
This 4-person exhibition features paintings and drawings influenced by contemporary Black Culture to its roots in Northern Africa to the Caribbean and beyond. Featured artists include Portsmouth native and now Florida resident, Ramel Jasir, Clayton Singleton, Norfolk, VA, Anthony Burke also Florida, and Arthur Rogers, Charlotte, NC. Each artist brings their own unique style or “fingerprint” that differs yet compliments the art made by others in the exhibition.
Ramel Jasir, The Color of Love
Clayton Singleton, Two Sisters
Anthony Burks, Jr., Elephant
The Test: Tuskegee Airmen
April 3 – June 14, 2020
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The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, housed in the 1846 Courthouse, is devoted to offering quality educational, cultural and aesthetic experiences in the arts through rotating visual art exhibits, lectures, classes and performances.