Supporting and Promoting Inclusion in the Arts Since 2005

Starlight Studio & Art Gallery

Scroll through this collection of artwork or visit the individual artist pages!
The past few weeks of attention and action towards the Black Lives Matter reality have opened up a wide landscape of responses: exceptionally lucid conversations, frank calls for self-assessment, tangible legislative action, shared community resources, consistent community protest, and what one hopes is a broad, renewed, and persevering push toward correcting the ways in which racism is ingrained in our society.  At Starlight, the contributions of African-American, African, and multi-ethnic artists are a critical part of our creative world.  With the hope that a celebration of their work has a place among the responses to the moment, we have assembled this exhibition.  The work itself is as diverse as the hands that made it: reflections on settings of home by Zeyneb Johnson, the inquisitive crafting of Sheila Bush and Rosita Scott, the adamant repetition of Paul Chandler and Sonya Lewis, the interpretive landscapes of Eric Johnson, the skill and inventiveness of Chace Lobley and Shamika Long, and the deeply unique languages of Steve Robinson and Larell Potter.  It is, unsurprisingly, a complicated and endearing reflection of minds and milieus.  Check out the work, stay active, stay focused. As always, Starlight artists receive 50% of artwork sales, and for this exhibition we will be donating the other half to Black Love Resists in the Rust, a collective of organizers and artists who identify as Black, Brown, and People of Color (POC) who believe in and work towards Transformative Social Justice. For more information visit: https://www.blackloveresistsintherust.org/

Friday, July 10, 2020 6-9pm

Starlight Summer Open House
 

Artwork by all of the Starlight artists
on-view in the Main Gallery, Hallway, Studio, and Blue Sink exhibit space. Enjoy live poetry readings and light refreshments!

On-view through August 24, 2020

Friday, September 11, 2020 6-9pm

Dorothy Fitzgerald & Mathew Sharp
 

Side-By-Each Exhibition Curated by
Kyle Butler  featuring the artwork of
Dorothy Fitzgerald & Mathew Sharp

On-view through November 16, 2020

Saturday, December 5, 2020 10a-1p

Starlight Winter Open House
 

Artwork by all of the Starlight artists
on-view in the Main Gallery, Hallway, Studio, and Blue Sink exhibit space. Buy gifts for everyone on your list and enjoy light refreshments!

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Starlight Studio & Art Gallery

340 Delaware Ave
Buffalo NY 14202

p:716-842-1525
f:716-853-1795

Regular Gallery Hours:
Monday-Friday
9am-4pm

Starlight Studio is a program of the
Learning Disabilities Association of WNY

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Starlight Studio & Art Gallery Since 2005