Weizenblatt Gallery will host a talk by Cleaster Cotton, whose work is now on view, at 1:30 pm on Friday, September 13, in the gallery. Her show, titled “The United State of Inequity”, is a collection of mixed-media paintings referencing contemporary occurrences in the lives of people and historic events in the lives of her ancestors, Indigenous Black Americans and African Americans, “whose blood and bones feed the rivers, lakes, streams and trees of the American South. a tribute to resiliency, strength, faith, courage, and brilliance. These works of art offer you glimpses into the American social and political ‘underbelly’. Their content references slavery, civil rights, human rights, mental health issues, identity, gun violence, migration, faith, gentrification, malicious instructional design, police brutality and a plethora of inequities continuously faced by marginalized people of color.”
Ms. Cotton’s presentation is open to all students, faculty, staff, and the public. Admission is free.