Colors, Canvases & Creativity Exhibit

| May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

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The Lake Charles Black Heritage Art Gallery will host a new exhibit beginning June 1, titled “Documenting the Cane River Creole Legacy” featuring art by Gilbert D. Fletcher.

The exhibit will begin with a reception open to the public Friday, June 1 from 6 – 8 p.m. The free event will feature a book signing, entertainment, and refreshments. This traveling exhibit from the Creole Heritage Center at Northwestern State University will be on display until July 31. The Black Heritage Gallery is located inside Central School Arts & Humanities Center at 809 Kirby Street in Lake Charles, La. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Gilbert D. Fletcher is a native of New Orleans, received his B.A. from Dillard University, his M.A. in Art & Design from Pratt Institute, and now resides in Bronx, New York. Fletcher has exhibited his art widely across the country in such venues as the Delgado Community College, the New Orleans Museum of Art, The SoFA Gallery at Indiana University, and The Museum of African American Art in both Ohio and Boston. Also, his work has been exhibited internationally as part of the NCA Exhibition at Kwame Nkrumah University of Technology & Science located in Kumasi, Ghana as well as the American Painters Exhibit in Paris, France.

For more information, visit the gallery’s website bhflc.org or call (337) 488-0567.

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