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On Exhibit: The Rich Colors of Cultures

Celebrate Black History Month with Great Art

We are excited to bring you the work of two excellent local artists: 

Painter Cheryl Edwards presents pieces from her ongoing series “Play,” which explores forms, color and shape based on Ndbele Dolls.

Cheryl Edwards paintings


Textile artist Imani Russell uses recycled materials to create her dolls, which are influenced by Gullah culture of the American south Atlantic coast.

Imani Russell

Imani Russell












Both artists are on exhibt at the Central Library for February 2014.

Learn more about Art Exhibits at the Library.


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