This not-to-be-missed exhibition of African American art from local collectors Anthony and Davida Artis highlights works that tell a story, especially as a means to educate, encourage, and engage the community. Wonderfully Made presents 18 works through the lens of the Artis family, featuring personal anecdotes regarding their collection.
From the Exhibition
Margaret Burroughs, American, 1915–2010. Mahalia Jackson: Queen of Gospel, 1990’s. Linocut/woodcut. 23 x 17 1/2 inches. The Anthony and Davida Artis Collection of African American Fine Art
Henry Ossawa Tanner, American, 1859–1937. The Disciples See Christ Walking on the Water, 1904. Etching. 7 1/4 x 9 5/8 inches. The Anthony and Davida Arts Collection of African American Fine Art
Michael B. Platt, American, 1948–2019. Two Sisters, 2018. Lithograph. 33 1/2 x 14 inches. The Anthony and Davida Artis Collection of African American Fine Art
Ed Watkins, American, born 1950. The Seat of Power, 2009. Lithograph. 17 1/8 x 23 1/4 inches. The Anthony and Davida Artis Collection of African American Fine Art
Flint Institute of Arts
1120 East Kearsley Street
Flint, Michigan 48503 phone 810.234.1695 fax 810.234.1692
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To advance the understanding and appreciation of art for all through collections, exhibitions, and educational programs.