JRACRAFT HOSTS THE DISTINGUISHED ARTIST SERIES WITH BISA BUTLER AND TWO ARTISTS FROM CLAIRE OLIVER GALLERY
GIOVANNA SWABY AND ADEBUNMI GBADEBO
Distinguished Artist Series Saturday "Studio Tour" features fiber artists Giovanna Swaby AND Adebunmi Gbadebo
Distinguished Artist Series Sunday Lecture
On Saturday, March 20, the James Renwick Alliance for Craft hosted a virtual "studio tour" with textile artists Giovanna Swaby and Adebunmi Gbadebo from Claire Oliver Gallery. The artists discussed the evolution of their art and shared current works.
Sunday, March 21, the JRACraft was joined by textile artist Bisa Butler for a virtual lecture. Butler shared an in-depth look at several pieces from her current exhibit at Claire Oliver Gallery, as well as a discussion of her inspiration while studying as an art student at Washington, DC's Howard University and how she incorporated elements of AfriCOBRA into her early work.