Gathered Visions: Selected Works by African American Women

Dots and Stripes Fornever, Erlena Chisolm Bland, 1990. Acrylic on mineral surface. Collection of the Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

November 18, 1990 – April 28, 1991
Anacostia Community Museum
1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington, DC
Main Gallery

This exhibition gathers works by a diverse group of African American women artists based in metropolitan Washington, DC. The fifteen artists express their visions through diverse media, including painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, fabric art, mixed media, and performance art. The exhibit features work by Erlena Chisolm Bland, Lilian Thomas Burwell, Yvonne Pickering Carter, Margo Humphrey, Martha Jackson-Jarvis, Viola Burley Leak, Winnie Owens-Hart, Stephanie E. Pogue, Malkia Roberts, Gail Shaw-Clemons, Sylvia Snowden, Renée Stout, Denise Ward-Brown, Joyce E. Wellman, and Adell Westbrook.