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  • The Back Beat
    • The Back Beat
    • The Back Beat
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    • This painting is the first of a series of musical pieces inspired by a juried show at the Hammonds House Museum Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia. The theme of the show is to be "From Songhai to Symphony Hall". As I researched to find out a bit about music in the Songhai people of Africa, I discovered that it was once…
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  • Syncopated Rhapsody
    • Syncopated Rhapsody
    • Syncopated Rhapsody
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    • This painting is part of a series inspired by the title "From Songhai to Symphony Hall" to participate in a traveling show through the art group AAFTA and Hammonds House Galleries Atlanta. In my research of Songhai, I discovered that a main instrument called a Njarka (a one stringed instrument) was used to hold the back beat of the musical…
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  • Soulful Strings and Percussion Triptych
    • Soulful Strings and Percussion Triptych
    • Soulful Strings and Percussion Triptych
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    • I have incorporated both stringed instruments and percussion. Images of the violin, guitar, banjo, and piano represent the strings. The talking drum, snare drum, tambourine, Shakara, djembe drum, and xylophone represent the percussion instruments in this painting. They are brought together by the wood and Kente textiles that represent the direct ties to my African Heritage.  I have purposefully blended…
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  • Girl With Her Doll
    • Girl With Her Doll
    • Girl With Her Doll
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    • I was inspired by a photo of this young girl walking along with her doll. It was a black and white photo and I added the colors to enhance the realism of the moment. The background is from my imagination letting her pass through greenery to a sunny path as she leads her family to market. I particularly love the…
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  • Maruvian Female Society Masks
    • Maruvian Female Society Masks
    • Maruvian Female Society Masks
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    • This painting was initially finished in 2006 but I found that there was an area I felt still needed attention. I completed it in January of 2011. Sometimes a painting seems finished but there can be a nagging area that just doesn't feel right. This was such a case. It may seem insignificant to the viewer, but very important to…
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  • Jazz Quartet
    • Jazz Quartet
    • Jazz Quartet
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    • These are characters developed from the My People, My People series; A collection of whimsical characters that each have a story to tell. This group is gathered to perform an impromptu jazz musical at the local night club. This group will bring a smile to any music lover.
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  • Reaching Through the Bars of Oppression
    • Reaching Through the Bars of Oppression
    • Reaching Through the Bars of Oppression
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    •   This painting uses the technique of my signature style of Plastic Space, which is a form of figurative abstraction inspired by Pablo Picasso. I used the central portion of the canvas to contain a group of women, some with children, huddled together in a cage. Some of the women are desperately reaching with open hands through the bars toward…
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  • Mr West End Mack
    • Mr West End Mack
    • Mr West End Mack
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    • This is the first of a series inspired by a senior gentleman (still a player) strolling on the street all dressed in red. Red suit, hat, shoes, and sporting a cane doing his slow walk on the West End of Atlanta (in the HOOD) during a street festival. He was so cool with his eyes checking everything out. I just…
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  • Promises
    • Promises
    • Promises
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    • Hope, History, and the Struggle was the inspiration for this abstract Plastic space painting. It depicts the many promises denied Black people in this country and the injustice in place to keep Blacks from rising above. In the center is the salvation of proper education to the truth of our history and self worth that can only be taught correctly…
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  • Third Generation
    • Third Generation
    • Third Generation
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    • In this painting I used my signature style of Plastic Space abstraction to create an adventure.  The mirror holds the reflections of two distinct generations of this lady's past ancestry. Her African ancestor wears the traditional hair arrangement, facial and body scarification and jewelry using cowry shells and bead work. Her American Slave ancestor wears a head wrap, chains replace…
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