Black and White
August 15 - September 30, 2021
Virtual Reception: Thursday, September 30, 6:30p via Zoom
The Women’s Caucus for Art of Greater Washington, DC presents members' artwork for a juried online exhibition entitled "Black and White"
Creating in black and white makes you concentrate on elements such as composition, value, lighting, and form. Of course, color is a vital step, but the benefit of black and white is that you can focus on the image. Black and white thinking is the tendency to think in extremes. Black and white thinking is a pretty accurate title for what it means- to see things as black and white. In other words, to always see the world, people and situations through a tiny lens that only shows two points of extremity. Examples of this are seeing people as bad OR good or someone as right OR wrong. Basically, there is no grey area. Show us how your work focuses on composition devoid of color, imagery that shows 2 points of view, or the extreme opposition all in black and white.
About the Juror: Sandra Davis
Sandra D. Davis is an artist that likes to experiment with materials and mediums, with a focus on mixed media, utilizing components like acrylics, found paper, newspaper, and magazines, keeping a recycled theme. Sandra's current work is a direct response to social issues happening in our country, including present grievances, in-equality, and the identity of others.
Issues such as Equal Pay, Health disparity, housing and education, and the continued assault on men and women of color are all topics that remain a real concern. In this era of social media, we are bombarded by tweets, instant messaging, Instagram pics are quick snapshots of capturing current events that are platforms for inspiration.
The impacted parties are not only the same groups of people but the fight has been recycled and re-emerged and refocused. This has created new fraternities and sororities that have a broader reach and now include a new generation of how society and people in power want to identify. Her images can be found on various surfaces including tabletops, tote bags, and wearable art. Sandra regularly participates in exhibitions throughout Maryland, DC, and Virginia,
Sandra serves as the Membership Committee Chair for Women's Caucus for Art Greater Washington.https://wcadc.org