Marcuso Irvin, Young Harriet, 2022, Mixed media, oil, and pour paint acrylic on canvas, 24in x 36in, On loan courtesy of The Academy SPS (detail)

Mike Hollingsworth, Bombarded, 2022, Sumi ink and acrylic ink on paper mounted to canvas, 11in x 14in (detail)

Power and Impact is designed to explore the contemporary visual arts being produced through the unique perspective of Black artists in Iowa. From painting to installation, visitors will be exposed to visual perspectives responding to socio-economic and cultural perspectives, identity, race, and historical narratives. The pieces selected in this exhibit will provide a better understanding of the valuable contributions African Americans continue to make to the visual culture of Iowa.

Artists selected for this juried show include:

Jean Berry
Destiny Dixon
Indo Fulcher
Cameron Gray
Dania Green
Mike Hollingsworth
Marcuso Irvin
Akwi Nji
Isaiah Patton
Jenny Sammons
Jill Wells

 Power and Impact will be shown at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art

410 3rd St SE | Cedar Rapids, IA 52401