Photo by Lisa Wade
Featured artists: Damali Abrams, Laura Alvarez, Natali Bravo-Barbee, Ify Chiejina, Cecile Chong, Sherese Francis, iliana emilia garcia, Janet Olivia Henry, Jacqueline Herranz Brooks, Heather Holden, Marvenia Knight, Naomi Kuo, Rejin Leys, Carla Lobmier, Angela Miskis, Shervone Neckles, Selime Okuyan, Shenna Vaughn, Elizabeth Velazquez, and Lisa Wade.
Process → Project will be on view online and by appointment at at JCAL's Miller Gallery. It is part of JCAL's Black History Month programs.
Feb. 4, 12-4PM - Press Opening
Feb. 6, 12-3PM - Saturday in the Gallery (RSVP)
with Rejin Leys, Damali Abrams, and Cecile Chong
Feb. 6, 4PM - Make Your Own Sketchbook - Virtual Workshop with Rejin Leys (RSVP)
March 18, 6PM - Artist Talk (Live-Streamed on the JCAL Youtube Channel)
This exhibition is made possible with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
Process → Project:
What Comes Out of Our Sketchbooks
February 4–March 20, 2021
JCAL is excited to partner with the Southeast Queens Artist Alliance to present Process → Project: What Comes Out of Our Sketchbooks, curated by Rejin Leys and Damali Abrams.
Sketchbooks provide a behind the scenes look at the artistic process. In their sketches, artists test out ideas, record observations, practice skills, and plan future projects.
This exhibition will present sketches, both loose and bound, by working artists with diverse practices: writing, painting, drawing, photography, collage, assemblage, sculpture, and paper-making. The shared act of sketching unites them.
About the Southeast Queens Artist Alliance (SEQAA)
The Southeast Queens Artists Alliance is comprised of visual, literary, and multidisciplinary artists. Our mission is to nurture local talent and to support quality cultural programming by artists who want to share their work with people in the community and beyond. At the same time, we want to participate in the ongoing discussions in the neighborhood around development and gentrification, and the role of art and culture in our community.