Aeqai Reviews 30 Americans…. Plus The Region Phillip M. Meyers Jr. Gallery, U.C. Campus June 5 – July 10

Midnight Marauders by Cedric Michael Cox 48 x 68 inches acrylic on canvas

The exhibit 30 Americans at the Cincinnati Art Museum showcases works by many of the most important African American artists of the last three decades. As a companion to this exhibition, the Art Academy of Cincinnati and the DAAP Galleries, University of Cincinnati will present “30 Americans Plus….The Region”—a two part exhibition that will recognize the diverse range of work offered by African American artists from our community.

A special thanks to Aeqai and writer Fran Watson for their insightful review of the 30 American Plus Exhibition at the Phillip M. Meyers Jr. Gallery at the University of Cincinnati.It is an honor to exhibit my work with such great talent. The  UC exhibition includes, Ricci Michaels, Anissa Lewis, Thomas R. Phelps,Delora Buford-Buchanan, Brian Joiner, Joyce Phillips Young, Tarrence Corbin, Thom Shaw, Antonio Adams, Carolyn Mazloomi, Kyle E. & Kelly Phelps, Cynthia Lockhart,  and Marc Lambert.

The Art Academy  of Cincinnati exhibition includes Terence Hammonds, Carla Johnson, Stacey Broadnax, Dhani Jones, Melvin Grier, Jimi Jones, Everage King, Velma Morris, Dale Jackson, Althea Thompson, Jymi Bolden, Courtney Cooper, O’ Leary Bacon,  and Kevin Harris. The Art Academy of Cincinnati exhibition will continue through the July 8th and the UC show will continue through July 10th.  To read the review in  Aeqai click here

 

Artists as Activists book launching party Sunday May 31, 2015 4-7pm at the Westen Art Gallery

White Oak on Elm No. 2  by Cedric Cox 36 x 36 inches, acrylic on stretched canvas

White Oak on Elm No. 2 by Cedric Cox 36 x 36 inches, acrylic on stretched canvas

It’s a honor to be included in the Artist as Activist book.   This book is a compilation of  articles written by Saad Ghosen in the semimonthly column “Artists as Activists”  which was featured in the newspaper Streetvibes.  The book contains intimate interviews with artists who have used art to change their communities. The book also has photographs by Michael Wilson.  On May 31st  4 – 7pm the Weston Art Gallery will be hosting a launching party for the book I hope to see all of you there. Artists in the book include, FARRON ALLEN, ANDY AU,LAURI AULTMAN, GORDON BAER,KEITH BANNER & BILL ROSS, MARY, PIERCE BROSMER, CARMEN BOWEN BUSH, JEFF CASTO, JAN BROWN CHECCO, SUZANNE CHOUTEAU, HALENA CLINE, CEDRIC COX, SCOTTDONALDSON, ANDY FAUSZ, STEVEN FINKE, DOROTHY FRAEMBS,GARY GAFFNEY, BARBARAGAMBOA, STEPHEN GEDDES, MELVIN GRIER, GENA GRUNENBERG, TERENCE HAMMONDS, KYMBER HENSON,  MICHAEL HENSON, BARBARA HOUGHTON, JIMI JONES, JERRY JUDGE, KEVIN T. KELLY, AARON KENT, MARY ANN LEDERER, CAROLYN MAZLOOMI, GLORIA McCONNAGHY, PAULETTE MEIER, ROD NORTHCUTT, KELLY & KYLE PHELPS, THOMAS PHELPS, ELLEN PRICE, MICHELLE RED ELK, MATT REED, THOM SHAW, KIM, SHIFFLETT, KURT STORCH, STEVE SUNDERLAND, KEN SWINSON, LEIGH WALTZ,, ROSCOE WILSON, MARTIN ZEINWAY.

Common Surprise at Gallery Salveo Opening February 5th Through march 28th 2014

 

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Common Surprise  an exhibition at Gallery Salveo will feature my paintings along with the work of Antonio Adams, Monique Brent, Vince Gray, Jimi Jones, Marc Lambert, and Nancy Williams. For more detail follow this link

 

Raymond Thunder-Sky Legacy Mural

Raymond Thunder-Sky Legacy Mural

This summer ArtWorks brought Antonio Adams, Cedric Michael Cox and twelve apprentices together to create the Raymond Thunder-Sky Legacy Mural for ArtWorksSummer MuralWorks Program 09. For six weeks, project manager Cedric Michael Cox and his team worked on the largest mural in ArtWorks‘ history. The 26’high x 100’ long mural is on the side wall of Visionaries & Voices located at 3841 Spring Grove Ave in Northside. Continue reading