Artists are listed alphabetically by first name. There are also categories for Paintings / Original Art, Prints, Limited Editions and Books.
The term “blackstream” was used by Black artists in the 1900s who were denied admission to the art mainstream. More recently, fine art appraiser Edward S. Spriggs of Atlanta, Georgia brought the term “blackstream” to our attention. Feeling there was a need to identify this important time of formative awareness of, belief in and commitment to African-American art, October Gallery coined the phrase BlackStream Renaissance.
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