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Seats of Power exhibition pays tribute to prominent and unsung heroes, mentors, and sources of inspiration that echo stories of the past, present, and future. Seats of Power honors those who saw teachable moments in the lives of Women of Visions, Inc. artists and helped to shape their character and their art.
Women of Visions, Inc., based in Pittsburgh, supports, cultivates and promotes the diverse contributions of African-American women in the arts through exhibition, lectures, film, and programs that serve, educate, and enrich the African-American community and beyond.
Seats of Power is generously supported by Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh, a partnership of The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments, Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council – Lift Grant, and the August Wilson African American Cultural Center.
Organized by Kilolo Luckett, Curator of Visual Arts, in collaboration with Women of Visions, Inc.
Women of Visions, Inc.. based in Pittsburgh, is the oldest, active African-American women artist collective in the USA. 17 WOV artists display a diverse range of works from sculpture, quilts and textile pieces, painting, mixed media, and installation art. There are a few participatory works that engage visitors: playing a card game, writing, and making art.
On view in Gallery 2