October 19, 2017
I recently attended an Art Exhibition at Southern University in Frank Hayden Hall on October 5, 2017 It was the 9th Annual Homecoming Art Exhibition. This Exhibit stood out better than the last one I attended in September. I could understand the alumni works better than the reclaimed and reconstitution from New Orleans. The story of all the artwork to me was “speak for someone who can’t.” Our generation is a total different breath from the others who have before us. This Art Exhibit opened my eyes to a lot of this going on around me that I can change, and maybe influence others to change as well.
All of the artwork in the gallery was unique and beautiful. The work on the wall was laid out exactly how the story was being told around the room. Before attending Southern University, I have never thought about going to an Art Exhibition, but my professor said, “You can’t know Art, if you never experienced it.” As I walked around the room, I made sure that I gave every artwork a chance to speak to me so I can understand exactly what the artist was trying to say with a brush or pencil. No, all the artwork was not done in pencil nor brush, but the two that wasn’t really stood out in the room because they were so different and you can tell that a person with a very broad and unique imagination took time on the work.
The three artworks that was my favorite: “Am I Next” by Krystal Blackwell, colored pencil on black foam board. “I...