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“Kindred Spirits”, Acrylic and Oil Stick on paper, 51" x 35"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:November 5, 2014
The Woman’s National Democratic Club
presents
Maria-Lana Queen: KINDRED SPIRITS
in the Ballroom Gallery of the WNDC Woman's National Democratic Club
1526 New Hampshire Avenue, NW Washington, DC

December 4, 2014 – February 24, 2015
OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, December 11, 6-8pm

Woman's National Democratic Club

1526 New Hampshire Avenue, NW / Washington, DC 20036,
Tel: 202-232-7363 / Fax: 202-986-2791 / www.democraticwoman.org / www.thewhittemorehouse.com
 

 

“Still Standing”, Acrylic and oil stick on canvas, 30 x 30

Maria-Lana Queen was proud to have the painting, Still Standing included as part of the exhibition and exhibition catalogue, Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African American ArtThis exhibition was featured at the Georgia Museum of Art from January 30-March 27, 2011. 
For more information, visit  www.georgiamuseum.org

The work Still Standing was part of  Maria-Lana’s  2007  solo exhibition, Painted Diary II, shown at the Parish Gallery – Georgetown, Washington, DC www.parishgallery.com.  In Still Standing the oblique arrangement and bright orange shout out Maria-Lana’s mantra – “my faith is the source of my strength to persevere”. 

The Larry and Brenda Thompson’s extensive and diverse collection of both celebrated artist and work by artist who have been considered emerging was also featured in 2010 at the
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Jacksonville, FL; www.mocajacksonville.org; and, in 2009 at the University of Maryland, David C. Driskell Center for the Study of Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora, www.driskellcenter.umd.edu