The Julio Fine Arts Gallery Presents:
A Piece of Me Died with You, Solo Exhibition by Devin Allen
Exhibition Dates: February 22, 2024 – March 27, 2024
Artist Talk and Opening reception: February 22, 2024
(Artist Talk 6:30PM in McManus; Reception to follow in the Gallery)
The Julio Fine Arts Gallery at Loyola University Maryland is proud to welcome Baltimore native, and internationally renowned artist and activist Devin Allen to Loyola’s campus! A Piece of Me Died with You is a deeply personal exploration of loss, grief, and coping that also shines a light on the pervasive issue of gun violence in Baltimore and its effects and aftermaths within the communities that suffer most. Devin Allen, a self-taught artist, gained notoriety after his photograph of the Baltimore Uprising was published on the cover of TIME in May 2015. His photograph from a Black Trans Lives Matter Protest once again graced the cover of TIME in June 2020. He is the author of two books, A Beautiful Ghetto (2017), and No Justice, No Peace: From the Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter (2022). A Piece of Me Died with You, will mark the first time that Allen has exhibited painting alongside photography, don’t miss this pivotal moment in Allen’s career!
This exhibition and its corresponding programming is co-sponsored by: The Visual & Performing Arts Department, Messina, the LCAS Dean’s Office, the Office of Equity & Inclusion, the Office of Peace & Justice, Education for Life, and the Center for Humanites, Loyola University Maryland. The gallery is supported by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.Learn More