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Save the date for “Stories that Breathe”. Show opens Friday, 8 April 2011!

23 Mar
Morton Fine Art (MFA) is pleased to present its third *a pop-up project. The exhibition titled Stories that Breathe, features African American figurative narrative artworks by nationally renowned contemporary artists Jules Arthur, Kesha Bruce, Mario Andres Robinson and Maya Freelon Asante. *a pop-up project will be on display from April 8th through May 4th 2011 at Morton Fine Art’s permanent gallery space located at 1781 Florida Ave NW (at 18th & U Sts), Washington, DC 20009. The opening reception will be held on Friday, April 8th from 6 pm – 8 pm.
Images can be previewed online at www.mortonfineart.com and www.apopupproject.com.  Gallery hours are Tues-Saturday 11am-6pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm.
Stories that Breathe is an artistic exploration of African American figurative narratives in a variety of mediums.  The exhibition features contemporary artwork brought alive through the sharing of intimate personal narratives and stories that reflect the greater collective African American experience.  MFA brings *a pop-up project home to the historic Striver’s Section of Adams Morgan, honoring the history of the U St corridor, long recognized as home to a host of African American creative visionaries including Duke Ellington, Madame Lillian Evanti (Lillian Evans Tibbs), Isaac Scott Hathaway and Addison Scurlock to name a few.

Save the Dates! MFA’s Spring 2011 Exhibition Schedule

12 Jan Rosemary Feit Covey's "Disconnect"

February 18 – March 9: “Death of the Fine Art Print” a solo exhibition of  artwork by Rosemary Feit Covey (Washington, DC, b. South Africa)

March 11 – March 31: “New Paintings” by Choichun Leung (NYC, b. UK)

Kesha Bruce's "Totem for Demetria"

Kesha Bruce's "Totem for Demetria"

April 8 – May 4: “Stories that Breathe: African American Figurative Narratives by 4 Contemporary Artists” featuring artwork by Jules Arthur (NYC, b. USA), Maya Freelon Asante (Baltimore, b. USA), Mario Andres Robinson (NJ, b. USA) and Kesha Bruce (France, b. USA).

May 6 – June 3: A Solo Exhibition of Mixed Media Work by Hadieh Shafie (Baltimore, b. Iran)