Black History Month Exhibition and Poetry Slam Set for Feb. 12


Angelina College Visual and Performing Arts Department is hosting a Black History Month art exhibition and poetry slam Feb. 12 in the Angelina Center for the Arts Gallery on the AC campus.

The opening night’s festivities, including the one-night-only Poetry Slam, followed by the Fine Art reception, will begin at 5:30p.m. Members of AC’s Live Poet’s Society will share the art of the spoken word, and East Texas visual artists will display paintings, drawings and sculpture relating to the African American perspective. Artists exhibiting their work include Blake Bean, Blake Bean Jr., Kamarie Clark, Dwight Gipson, Felicia Hogg, Teresa Proctor, Karen Moore-Christopher and Gary Roberts.

The exhibition will remain on display through Feb. 27. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information about this event, call (936) 633-5233, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

"Golden Female Form" by Blake Bean

“Golden Female Form” by Blake Bean