Sat, Mar 30|
The Edney Innovation Center
Rooted in Color: A Conference on Collecting African American Art
Join us for Chattanooga's first ever conference on collecting and preserving African American visual art!
Time & Location
Mar 30, 2019, 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM
The Edney Innovation Center, 1100 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402, USA
About The Event
The purpose of this event is to grow the number of Chattanoogans passionate about collecting and preserving African American art and to connect people to African American collectors, artists, incubator spaces and galleries.
Chattanooga has a rich culture of African American visual art, but many people are nervous about collecting and find it challenging to connect to and build relationships with artists and galleries. This half day conference will feature sessions about the basics of starting your art collection, include talks and panels featuring significant African American collectors Norm and Carnetta Davis, Reginald Moore (Chuck Monsey) , Nandini Mukrandi, Chief Curator of the Hunter Museum, with others to be announced soon, and will end with lunch and a keynote speech by Tiffany LaTrice, the founder of Tila Studios, who was featured in the New York Times and Forbes Magazine for the innovative work she is doing to connect, promote, and support regional African American women artists.