Art in the Atrium, Inc. will hold it’s 23rd Annual Exhibit, ‘Ancient Rhythms Remixed’, featuring fabric artist, Bisa Butler, on January 23rd from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Morris County Administration & Records Building, 10 Court Street, Morristown, NJ.
This year’s show features Bisa Butler, who reinterprets the art of quilt-making, along than 20 additional artists.
The public opening includes a cocktail reception along with a reception from press and VIP patrons.
“Ancient Rhythms Remixed” explores work by African American artists that blends the traditional with the new.
Bisa Butler uses the centuries-old art of quilt-making to produce painterly, modernist portraits of figures like Josephine Baker, Nelson Mandela, Marvin Gaye and Jean-Michael Basquiat. Her art has been exhibited at both the Smithsonian and Epcott Center in Disney World.
Additional artists in the show include Alonzo Adams, James Denmark, Janet Taylor-Pickett, Maceo Mitchell, Leroy Campbell, Deborah Willis, Dwight Carter, Barbara Bullock and Norman Lewis.
Art in the Atrium is the largest exhibit of its kind in the state and expands the concept of African-American art.
For more information about this exhibit visit artintheatrium.org.