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SHE’S SO ARTICULATE opens this Friday, June 13th, at the Arlington Arts Center. Please join us for the opening reception from 6:00 to 9:00pm and meet many of the artists in person–including leading contemporary artists Djakarta, Nekisha Durrett, Torkwase Dyson, and Erika Ranee, as well as nationally reknowned artists Renee Cox and Renee Stout.

Artists: Maya Freelon Asante, Renee Cox, Stephanie Dinkins, Djakarta, Nekisha Durrett, Torkwase Dyson, Faith Ringgold, Erika Ranee, Nadine Robinson, Renee Stout, lauren woods

Opening reception: Friday, June 13, 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Exhibition dates: June 10 through July 19, 2008
Location: Arlington Arts Center / 3550 Wilson Blvd, Arlington VA 22201
Gallery hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 11 am – 5 pm


Faith Ringgold, Who’s Bad?, acrylic on canvas with pieced fabric border, 79.5″ X 92.5″, 1988

Music will be provided by The Kinara String Quartet, an all-black, all-female ensemble featuring Sonya Haye and Linda Smith on violin, Phyllis Fleming on viola, and Elise Cuffy on cello. The show is co-curated by area collector Henry L. Thaggert and AAC Director of Exhibitions Jeffry Cudlin. The reception is free and open to the public.

The AAC wishes to express sincere thanks to the Arlington Community Foundation, Arlington Catering, and AKA Luxury Accomodations at Virginia Square for their generous support of this exhibition and reception.

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