Tuesday, August 21, 2007

The Griots of Fiber - jacket exhibit in Kansas

If you're in Wichita, be sure to make a stop at the Kansas African American Museum. On exhibit now until August 31 is "The Griots of Fiber - Wrapped in The Feeling: The Story Coat Exhibition." The 16 pieces in the exhibit, according to the Wichita Eagle, are "brightly colored "Story Coats" that celebrate music, honor family, explore African-American culture and remember the civil rights era." Enjoy the eight artists featured:
  • Barbara McCraw (Denton, Texas)
  • Trish Williams (Chicago)
  • Vicki Meek (Dallas)
  • Liani Foster (Washington, D.C.)
  • Jacqui Dorsey (San Antonio)
  • Sammie Nicely (Atlanta)
  • Aundra McCoy (Memphis)
  • Anita Holman Knox (Kansas)

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