Artist Talk | Sharon Louise Barnes “Process & Materials”

July 28, 2018

July 28, 2018

16:00 To 18:00

Band of Vices, West Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Event Description

Join Sharon Louise Barnes at Band of Vices gallery on July 28 at 4pm for an exciting artist talk!

Barnes will be speaking about her solo exhibition, Process & Materials, that features over a dozen new abstract sculptures and multimedia works on canvas, the salvaged objects that comprise this new body of work become Barnes’ vehicle to explore the subjects of marginalization, social class and willpower, while the process of creating them connects her to her heritage as an African American.

Process & Materials will be on view from July 6 to August 4, 2018.

About the Artist:

Sharon Louise Barnes is an American artist of African American and Cape Verdean descent, who has been exhibiting professionally since the turn of the millennium.

Barnes was inspired to create visual art as a young college student by her art history professor, Dr. Samella Lewis, who introduced her to the artists of the Black Arts Movement. In addition to her art studies, Ms. Barnes earned a B.A. in Communications with an emphasis in video and film. Her work has been exhibited in major cities of the United States and in the Republic of Panama, including the California African American Museum, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery at Barnsdall, Aqua Art Miama and the Arco Chato in Panama.

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