Black History Through Art | Sampson Independent
CLINTON — The Sampson Arts Council has launched another “Local Artist Spotlight” community featuring four talented African-American artists.
Organized to celebrate Black History Month throughout February, the spotlight features artists from Sampson and Duplin counties.
“The gallery exhibit ‘Sharing Our Gifts’ will be on view at the Victor R. Small House Gallery in Clinton through March 10, featuring beautiful artwork by Sheila Judge Hall, Robert Hall, the Reverend Bobby L. Simmons, Sr. and Robert A. Taylor,” said Kara Donatelli, Executive Director of the Arts Council.
The Local Artist Spotlight video will air on Star Communications Cable TV channels 16 and 316 at 7 p.m. Saturday, February 12 and Sunday, February 13 at 3 and 7 p.m.
If you can’t catch it, there are other ways to see it.
“You can also watch the broadcast online anytime on the Sampson Arts Council YouTube channel.”
Last week, the Sampson Arts Council recognized four talented African-American artists in their gallery exhibit, “Sharing Our Gifts.” An artists’ reception was held on Thursday, February 3 at the Victor R. Small House, Clinton.
Featured artists include Robert Hall, Sheila Judge Hall, Reverend Bobby L. Simmons, Sr., and Robert Taylor.
“We are honored to partner with the Clinton Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Rho Omega Omega Chapter for this event.”
The art exhibition at the Petite Maison will be in place until March 10.
To see the video, visit their channel at youtu.be/u2dCU6_wBHg.
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