PRESS RELEASE: Zenith Gallery Presents:
An opportunity for you and the artists to discuss the work and the exhibition.
Sandy Adams, Doba
Afolabi, Elizabeth Ashe, Paloma Barada, Leda Black, Ivanete Blanco, Rachael
Anne Bouie, William Buchanan, Lea Craigie-Marshall, Jessica Damen, Jeremy Darby, Diane Dompka, Thalia Doukas,
Bulsby Duncan, Elizabeth Eby, Cheryl Edwards, Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg, Rene Fisher, Michelle D. Flamer, Billy Forrest, Valerie Gladstone, Philip Hazard, Gregory Hein, David Jackson, Leonard Jewler, Mihira Karra, Sally Kauffman, Katherine Kendall, Anita Kunz, Joanie Landau, Marni Manning, Michelle Marcello, Kristine Mays, Craig Meklir, Jenae Michelle, Meredith Morris,
Nancy Nesvet, Carol Newmyer, Keith Norval, Katharine Owens, Sandi Parker, Preston Sampson, Hy’ete Seasea, Harriett Sosson, Robert Sulkin, Ann Marie Williams, Andrew Wohl, and Curtis Woody.
in honor of the latest Resist movements captivating the globe. We invited
professional artists to submit works that interpret and reflect the state of
our world today. What is happening to our democracy and our government and
the people in our city, nation and world? From climate change, health care,
tax cuts, Muslim ban, women’s issues the March for Science, No DAPL,
Education, Air Quality, GMOs, and our relationship with the rest of the
First Prize winner will receive $450, Second Prize, $350, and Third Prize winner will receive $250, honorable mentions $100 Gift cards for BUSBOYS and POETS, Will be announced at August Opening.
Zenith Gallery has established deep roots in the nation’s capital with artists and collectors across America and around the world. Long at the forefront of the Washington arts scene, we seek out and feature exceptional artists at varying stages of their careers.
Busboys and Poets A community gathering place. First established in 2005, Busboys and Poets was created by owner Andy Shallal, activist and restaurateur. Busboys and Poets now in 5 locations is a community resource for artists, activists, writers, thinkers and dreamers.
Carol Rhodes Dyson
Carol has over 30 years’ experience as an art administrator, educator and now curator for museums, galleries, cultural institutions and alternative spaces in Washington, DC; Baltimore, MD and Kansas City, MO. She has extensive experience in exhibition research and production, public program development and performing arts/interdisciplinary productions. Most recently, Carol founded “Social Impact Arts Collective,” a non-profit organization providing curatorial and educational services for underserved communities.
Ms. Goldberg is the owner and curator of Zenith Gallery, as well as the Executive Director and Founder of The Zenith Community Arts Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization in Washington D.C. Since founding Zenith Gallery in 1978, Ms. Goldberg has curated over 450-plus shows (including numerous traveling exhibitions), multiple Art League shows, and more than 100 corporate collections and projects, including major outdoor sculptures and a permanent installation at the Smithsonian Institute’s Air and Space Museum.
Ms. Lake is a prominent pollster and political strategist for progressives. Celinda currently serves as President of Lake Research Partners. She is the recipient of an American Political Consultant Award and the Opportunity Agenda Creative Change Award. She has worked on innovative message projects that helped redefine language on the economy, inequality, big money in politics, climate change, public schools, teachers, and criminal justice reform.