Arts Council Celebrates Women’s History Month With Two Mini-exhibits Curated By Women

[Fayetteville, North Carolina] – Acknowledging the extraordinary talents and artistic vision of women of color, the Arts Council of Fayetteville|Cumberland County (Arts Council) presents two mini-exhibitions in celebration of Women’s History Month. The “Raised By Angels” and the “Experiences of Black Women of Cumberland County” mini-exhibits are open now through Saturday, March 19, 2022, at The Arts Center, 301 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC. Both mini-exhibits are free and open for public viewing.

 

Raised By Angels: Works by Courtney Cheatham


Inspired by femininity, intimacy, and nature, the “Raised By Angels” mini-exhibit divinely captures women of color in their natural form, style, and grace. Photographer Courtney Cheatham showcases a collection of photographic works that honor Black women in their angelic light that represents their strength, grace, and guardianship.


The “Raised By Angels” mini-exhibit was made possible through the support of a Mini Grant awarded by the Arts Council. Visit WeAreTheARTS.com/angels for more information.


 

Experiences of Black Women of Cumberland County: Works by Michele Falls

The “Experiences of Black Women of Cumberland County” mini-exhibit explores the experiences of 13 Black American women from various professional backgrounds who are contributing to the evolving Black American experience in Cumberland County. Black Brazilian photographer Michele Falls depicts how Black American women adapt and thrive through cultural, professional, and personal challenges.


The “Experiences of Black Women of Cumberland County” mini-exhibit was made possible through the support of a Mini Grant awarded by the Arts Council. Visit WeAreTheARTS.com/blackwomen for more information.

 

INTERVIEWS:


To request an interview, contact the artist directly:

Raised By Angels

Courtney Cheatham

cheathamcourtney@gmail.com

https://www.cothephotographer.com/


Experiences of Black Women of Cumberland County

Michele Falls

info@michelejesus.com

https://michelejesus.photography/

 

About the Arts Council of Fayetteville | Cumberland County


The Arts Council of Fayetteville|Cumberland County supports individual creativity, cultural preservation, economic development, and lifelong learning through the ARTS.


Since 1973, the Arts Council has served as a link between artists, arts and cultural organizations, and the greater community by administering programs in partnership with a variety of local agencies to help advance community and economic growth, stimulate tourism, reinforce child education through the ARTS, and enhance the cultural identity of the arts and entertainment district. theartscouncil.com Grants, programs, and services of the Arts Council are funded in part by contributions from community partners, and through grants from the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, and the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources. ncarts.org

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