Verbal2Visual: Artwork inspired by the works of Kwame Alexander Presented in conjunction with Tidewater Reads, a regional literary initiative May 4 - June 8, 2018 at the Suffolk Art Gallery A native of Hampton Roads, Kwame Alexander is a poet, speaker, educator and New York Times bestselling author of twenty-four books including The Crossover which received the 2015 John Newbery Metal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American Literature for Children. Tidewater Reads will highlight Alexander's latest book Solo. "Told through bestselling author Kwame Alexander's and Mary Rand Hess's expressive and engaging style, Solo is a melodic exploration of friendship, love, heartache, reconciliation, and what it means to finally come home." We invite you to read works by Kwame Alexander and create artwork inspired by his writing. Artwork may be executed using any medium. Entries must be submitted on a CD or flash drive or by email by March 30, 2018. We ask that you include your book reference with your entry. For more information, please click for the complete prospectus below.
Suffolk Art League's Annual Open Members' Show June 19 - July 20, 2018 at the Suffolk Art Gallery, 118 Bosley Ave., Suffolk Members may exhibit up to two works and non-members may join at the time of delivery. Original works in any media are eligible, provided they have been completed within the past two years and have not been shown at the Suffolk Art Gallery. Bring artwork to the Suffolk Art Gallery on either Saturday, June 9 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. or Tuesday, June 12 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. For complete information, click on the prospectus below.