Red Morgan, Mark Cohen and African Diaspora Exhibitions



WEST Palm Beach, FL: The Armory Art Center announces three new exhibitions including the Red Morgan, Mark Cohen and Collaboration: African Diaspora. Joint receptions will be held September 20, 2013 6-8pm,


Red Morgan: Witness: Gospel by the Cane Fields
September 13 - October 26, 2013,
Recognized freelance photographer with thirty years of professional experience, Red Morgan has worked with America’s best editorial magazines, corporations and advertising agencies shooting a wide range of stories and projects. Red has shot editorial stories for Time, Life, Newsweek, People, Forbes, Esquire, Town & Country and Sports Illustrated. This exhibition will feature recent photographs that represent an intimate look into the religious practices by the New Zion Holiness Church's Bishops, Pastor, Gospel Singers, Gospel band and congregation, located on the outskirts of Pahokee, Florida.


Mark Cohen: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
September 13 - October 19, 2013

Come celebrate a recent series of large scale portraits of prominent contemporary and historical figures. Mark Cohen’s painting style is a unique combination of abstract drips, dips


Collaboration: African Diaspora

September 21 – November 9, 2013

The Armory Art Center in partnership with A.T.B. Fine Artists & Designers LLC is hosting a Harlem Renaissance-style art exhibition showcasing 25 visual & 9 literary artists of African Diaspora. The African Diaspora concept is based on the historical background of the artists not necessarily the subject matter of the work.

 Artists :
Addonis Parker, Al Burts, Anthony Burks Sr., Barbara Cheives, Carl Craig, David German, Donald McKnight, Franklin Sinanan, Herschel Yelder, Howard T. Cash, James Rush, JaFleu, Kianga Jinaki, Lee Glaze, Lupe Lawrence, Michael Hall, Mikhaile Solomon, Nzingah Oniwosan, Robert McKnight, Rodney Jackson, Shawn Henderson, Simone De Bernard, T Elliot Mansa, Tonya Akins, Trina Slade-Burks a.k.a. Diz-E Image

Mighty 9 Writers:
Angelina Stewart, Ansonia Hixon, Damaa Bell, Jasira Monique, L. Medford, Kimberly Nyesha Smith, Melissa McKnight, Trina Slade-Burks, Yulette Newman




Schedule of related Collaboration: African Diaspora exhibition events (free and open to the public):

Artists Panel

September 21, 2013 2:30-3:30pm
The artist discussion panel is made up of artists, art enthusiasts, and those in the art business of African descent who explain the importance of black art nationally and internationally.


Book Signing of the Mighty 9

September 28, 2013 12-3pm

Hosted by Trina and Anthony Burks and the Black Village Voice, the Mighty 9 is a collaboration of 9 women of African descent sharing words of life, love, and achievement to success. The book is available for sale and some of the artists will be available to recite their words and sign the book.


An Evening of Art, Wine, and Cheese
October 4, 2013 5:30-8:30pm
Participating artist Barbara Cheives of  Converge & Associates Consulting will be hosting a meet the artist happy hour on behalf of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc WPB Chapter.


The Armory’s mission is to provide high-quality visual art school and art gallery services that stimulate personal self-discovery and generate knowledge and awareness of art as part of life. For more information on The Armory Art Center, or to sign up for classes, visit or call (561) 832-1776 x33.






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