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Be the Art: Student of Color Art Show

Rajaa Elidrissi ’16 invites you to Be the Art:

An annual student-curated art exhibition committed to celebrating and raising awareness of artists of color at Wesleyan–creating a space to showcase the work of artists that are oftentimes underrepresented at Wesleyan and in the world at large.

Date: Friday, April 17th
Time: 3:30pm – 7:00pm
Place: Zelnick Pavillion

Be The Art Accepting Submissions


An exciting opportunity from Yiyang Wang ’15:

Be The Art is an exhibition in Zilkha Gallery that showcases artwork created by students of color. The opening reception is on February 20th and we need your work by February 1st (preferably asap)! This year, we’re accepting photos, paintings, drawings, sculptures, music, and videos so if you or anyone you know is interested, fill out this googledoc.

“Be the art you wish to see in the world” – Gandhi definitely said this

Date: NOW until February 1st, 2014
Place: the google
Cost: absolutely nothing

Be The Art Gallery Opening at Zilkha South Gallery


Imagine a place where magic happens. Where the miracle of human expression manifests itself in varying dimensions and perspectives onto four stark white gallery walls. Don’t worry, this place exists. And it starts existing tomorrow:

Olivia Grant ’14, Sydney Lowe ’13  and Yatta Zoker ’14 want you to come to the BE THE ART Gallery Opening Reception!

BE THE ART is an annual student-curated art exhibition committed to celebrating and raising awareness of underrepresented artists of color at Wesleyan.
Featured Artists include: Heran Abate ’13 , Dandara Catete ’15, Taylor Dauphin ’15, Raphael Diallo ’14, Mariama Eversley ’14, Adam Forbes ’13, Raphael Linden ’15, Sophia Hussain ’13, Christian Lalonde ’13, Sydney Lowe ’13, Mao Misaki ’15, Marina Reza ’13, Khari Slaughter ’13, Lisa Sy ’13, Ariana Todd ’13, Dat Vu ’15, Yiyang Wang ’15

Refreshments will be provided by Iguanas Ranas. Fxwrk (Coral Foxworth) will provide beats. Wes Alum Kamar Thomas ’12 will be speaking!

When: Thursday, February 21st
Where: Zilkha South Gallery
Time: 5-7 pm
Why: The magic waits for no one.

Submit to Be The Art Show in Zilkha

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Jean-Michel Basquiat, Yatta Zoker ’14 and Sydney Lowe ’13 (um, that’s me) are writing in to remind you to submit your artwork to the upcoming Be The Art gallery show in Zilkha ASAP:

Be The Art is an art exhibition in Zilkha Gallery that showcases visual artwork created by students of color. The show goes up in February and we need your work as soon as possible! Don’t forget to bring your photos, paintings, drawings, sculptures, and videos back to school!

Deadline: February 8
Contact: Email yzoker@wes and slowe@wes with your artwork