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Exhibition Dates: November 9 – December 5, 2009
Opening Reception: Tuesday November 10, 2009 8-9pm

November 9, 2009- Washington, DC American University is pleased to present Colorblind/Colorsight, curated by A.U. MFA candidate Rachel Sitkin and featuring the work of area MFA candidates Yumi Hogan, Hedieh J. Ilchi, Amber Robles-Gordon, Mekbib Gerbertsadik, Beverly Paul, Kenyatta A. C. Hinkle and recent MFA graduate Matthew Owen Wead. (Image above by Matthew Owen Wead.)

Colorblind/Colorsight looks at the diverse practices of these seven emerging artists who deal with issues of gender, race and ethnicity. In conjunction with the American University 2009 Fall Colloquium series, Beyond the Binary: Race-ing Art, this exhibition examines what it means to identify as an “ethnic” artist in a “post-racial” America.

Please join us for a panel discussion with Howardina Pindell, Sanford Biggers, Jiha Moon, Galo Moncayo and Isabel Manalo followed by a reception for Colorblind/Colorsight on Tuesday, November 10, 2009.

Panel Discussion: 6-8pm in the Abramson Recital Hall
Gallery Reception: 8-9pm in the Rotunda Gallery

American University Katzen Art Center
4400 Massachusetts Ave.
Washington, DC 20016

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