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Arts on Main to ‘Celebrate Black Artists’

“Celebrating Black Artists—A Black History Month Exhibit” will open with a reception from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, at Arts on Main, Gloucester. The exhibit will be on display through Feb. 25.

The group exhibit will feature works by eight black Virginia artists in order to educate the community, share history through artwork, and celebrate black artists “and their journey with our community,” said a press release.

For more information, visit or call 804-824-9464.

About the artists

Sukenya Best of Richmond is an artist and an On the Road coordinator with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Nia Alexander Campbell is a Richmond artist and writer who explores the ways collage, writing, and various painting mediums can be used to tell stories through design.

Julian Haskins of Hampton Roads turned to painting with acrylics as a stress reliever while recovering from surgery. Ray Johnson of Norfolk uses acrylics and oils in his effort to create art that is me...

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