Sunday, January 6th, 2019
49 West Coffeehouse, 49 West St, Annapolis, Md 21401
Art Down, is a multi-medium/multi-artist exhibit featuring the creative work of four African-American artists located in the District, Maryland, and Virginia metropolitan area, Art Down showcases cardboard art by the maker known as “King Anvil” Tyrone Taylor, paintings by Natalie Ballard, and photography by David Arthur and Jonathan Bartlett.
Additional images can be found online at ArtDown.tumblr.com.
About the Artists
Natalie Ballard (Annapolis) has focused her creativity on painting watercolors for several decades, and has exhibited her work at several events in the District, Maryland and Virginia (DMV).
Tyrone Taylor (Annapolis) I am Tyrone Taylor. Born and raised in Annapolis/Parole. I am the eldest of five siblings, with three brothers and one sister. My mother is an educator and my father is a machinist. I am self taught and we are all self entertained. Everything is usable material. Currently I am a goldsmith. Cardboard is fun, so is graffiti. Metal to follow.
David Arthur (Annapolis) is a trained graphic artist and photographer. In his work David utilizes both film and digital formats to capture the beauty and shape of the human form through light and composition. David’s portraits are an attempt to invite the viewer into another person’s world and to imagine the thoughts and emotional landscapes of his subjects. David earned a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design and Communications from Frostburg State University
Jonathan Bartlett (Minneapolis, Washington DC resident since 1991) Jonathan’s exhibit highlights examples of his primary focus – portraiture that captures the personality of his subjects. Jonathan has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Management from Howard University and an MBA in International Business from American University.