Attn: Morgan Worsham
Hammond Hall 102
Jacksonville State University
Jacksonville, AL 36265
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Entry Deadline: 1/10/21
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We invite you to enter our Black History Month Juried Exhibition. This show will be on display from January 14, 2020 – February 12, 2020 in JSU’s Hammond Hall Art Gallery. This show is meant to showcase artwork surrounding African American Heritage, life, and experiences. All mediums and subject matter are welcome, including but not limited to, documentary style artworks, poetry, visual performance, mixed media, etc.
Rashaun Rucker (b. 1978, Winston-Salem, NC) ) is a product of North Carolina Central University and Marygrove College. He makes photographs, prints and drawings and has won more than 40 national and state awards for his work. In 2008 Rucker became the first African American to be named Michigan Press Photographer of the Year. He also won a national Emmy Award in 2008 for documentary photography on the pit bull culture in Detroit. Rucker was a Maynard Fellow at Harvard in 2009 and a Hearst visiting professional in the journalism department at UNC-Chapel Hill in 2013. In 2014 Rucker was awarded an artist residency at the Red Bull House of Art. In 2016 Rucker was honored as a Modern Man by Black Enterprise magazine. In 2017 Rucker created the original artwork for the critically acclaimed Detroit Free Press documentary 12 and Clairmount. His work was recently featured in HBO’s celebrated series Random Acts of Flyness and Native Son. In 2019 Rucker was awarded the Red Bull Arts Detroit micro grant and was named a Kresge Arts Fellow for his drawing practice. IN 2020 RUCKER WAS NAMED A Sustainable Arts Foundation AWARDEE. Rucker’s diverse work is represented in numerous public and private collections.