TAOLB Presents - NVA Contemporary Evolution
February 17, 2018
Contemporary Evolution will be the NVisble Atelier's 3rd show. Come witness the evolution of our collective, creative evolution.

Join us for:
1st Friday Art Murmur - Feb. 2, 2018

VIP Reception & Artists Talks - Feb. 17, 2018 (*TAOLB)

Open Studios Feb. 24, 2018 & Feb. 25, 2018 (*TAOLB)

Participating Artists:

TheArthur Wright, Valerie Brown-Troutt, Raymond L. Haywood, Mark Sublett, Gene Dominique, Damon Powell, Jamila Harris, Arthur Norcome, James Knox

*Contemporary Evolution is a satellite location of the Art of Living Black (TAOLB) 2018.

416 26th St.
Oakland , CA



The Art of Living Artists Talk
February 3, 2018

Please join us for a talk with this year's Spotlight Artists, Kelvin Curry and Damon Powell, as well as other artists participating in this year's The Art of Living Black.

From: 12 pm to 2 pm
2540 Barrett Avenue
Richmond , CA



6th Annual Chrismas Bazarr
December 2, 2017

From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

German Goodies
Arts & Crafts
German Food
Pretzels,Beer & Gluehwein
Live Music
Vendors galore!

1720 MacArthur Blvd & 1699 Excelsior Ave
Oakland , CA



7th Annual Holiday Art Show (Front Gallery)
December 1 - 30, 2017

Opening Reception: Friday, December 1st , 6-9 pm

Participating Artists: Samantha Chundur, Cathy Coverley, Neveland Dent, Aziz Diagne, Emory Douglas Carlo Fantin, Monjett Graham, David Graves, Calvin Grey, Martin Grizzell, Yan Inlow, Michael Johnson, Pablo Sato, Karin Turner, Kevin Woodson, TheArthur Wright

Joyce Gordon Gallery presents the 7th Annual Holiday Art Show. This holiday season we are proud to show a collection of unique, astonishing and affordable art by new and returning artists, demonstrating an eclectic style work representing the best of the Bay Area.

406 14th St.
Oakland , CA



Blam Presents-Afro Comic Con
October 21 - 22, 2017

Afro Comic Con is the premiere comic con event for people of color and the African diaspora in the Bay Area. BLAM (Black, Latino, Asian, Manifested) presents Afro Comic Con.  This is our first annual comic book, Art, media, science fiction, technology awareness, web TV, film and writing convention.

AfroComicCon’s mission is to open doors for everyone, but especially for people of color, in the arts, and media professions that have not been adequately inclusive.  We want to encourage the production of images and storytelling that embraces diverse fictional heroes and icons, thus sowing fertile ground for the empowerment of people of color.

There will be workshops, live art, and printing stations and panel discussions focusing on literacy, comic book, graphic novel and fine art creation as well as on gateway careers in an industry not well represented by women and people of color.  

Hands-on workshops


Live art and printing stations

Panel discussions

Tracks for art, writing and creating

Writing for gaming and VR

Food and drink for sale

Artist and vendor alley

Please come to our fabulous after party for fun and more networking!

6601 Shellmound St,
Emeryville , CA



Black Cowboy Festival and Parade
October 7, 2017
From 10 am to 5 pm

The Oakland Black Cowboy Association, a not-for-profit organization, has spent four decades enlightening children and adults with the contributions of people of color in the settling of the West.  This vision continues today with its annual parade and festival. People from all walks of life attend this one of a kind parade and festival which features nationwide cowboys, trick riders, schools community organizations, and local businesses.

In addition to the parade and festival, the Oakland Black Cowboy Association hosts dances, conducts speaking engagements and community events promoting the contributions of people of color to the Old West.
DeFremery Park 18th & Adeline
Oakland , CA



Black Eyed Pea Festival 2017 - Omnira Institute
September 16, 2017

The Oakland Black-Eyed Pea Festival is a celebration of African and African American culture using a cherished foodway as its theme. The Black-Eyed Pea Festival features traditional musicians, artists and craft vendors, health and community resource information.

Children will have an opportunity to make crafts. Black-eyed pea-themed dishes will be sold, and the festival will feature a farmers’ market.

Live Music Soul Food Art.

From: 11 am to 6 pm

4351 Broadway
Oakland , CA



September 3, 2017
Citizens of the African diaspora, it's time to celebrate! This is our 7th annual event and this will be the very best one yet! We've got a full day planned out for you and your entire family. Share this eventbrite link with all your loved ones so our entire Pan-African family can celebrate together.

Oakland’s 7th annual Pan-African Festival is a free family event carefully curated to cultivate pride, joy, self-determination and sovereignty for diasporic Africans. Through participation in a full day of holistic health workshops, group games, arts, crafts and entertainment, the day intends to celebrate the rich cultures of Africa and it’s global influences. This is a great day the entire family will enjoy!

With love and respect, Afrocentric Oakland

From: 11 am to 6 pm

3612 Webster St.
Oakland , CA



SF Brothers Present the Summer Celebration
August 26, 2017

From: & pm to 11:30 pm

SF Brothers Present the Summer Celebration, Celebrating Success Center San Francisco in its youth efforts. This event will be exculsive and private with art by TheArthur Wright and Malik Seneferu. The event take place downtown in the spectacular R/S Project Gallery 1050 Larkins St, each ticket comes with libations, food, fun and most important a percentage of the proceeds will benefit the San Francisco success center.

San Francisco Success Center established in 1983 by San Francisco Superior Court Judges to provide educational and employment opportunities to youth in SF’s juvenile detention. Since then, Success Center has grown to serve any youth engaged in the justice system or marginalized individuals at high risk for disconnection from society.

Hope to see you in attendance and enjoying a night with the SF Brothers.
1050 Larkins Street San Francisco
San Francisco , CA



Music on the Main
August 23, 2017

Thearthur Wright an i will be showing at Music on the Main.
It will be Live Music, Food, Beer, Vendors, Prizes, Kid Zone, Info Booths and fun for the entire family!!.

From: 5 pm to 7:30 pm

Music on the Main is our longest running event series. Since 2001, this concert series has brought thousands of people Downtown to enjoy a night on the town filled with music, food, and family fun. Each concert features a variety of musical performances, arts and crafts activities for children, local entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations, and food. Music on the Main is a critical tool that Richmond Main Street uses to engage the community, provide business opportunities to local entrepreneurs and district merchants, and build a strong arts and entertainment district.

Marina Way & Macdonald Ave.
Richmond , CA



Art & Soul Festival
August 19 - 20, 2017

TheArthur Wright and I will be showing at Art & Soul.

Saturday August 19th
Sunday August 20th

From: Noon to 6pm

National Recording Artists+ Hot Local Bands

Blues and Gospel Showcases The two-day festival will kick off Saturday with sizzling soul and R&B singer/songwriter Goapele, Grammy-nominated, “rock-any-party” duo Los Rakas, and next-generation rap sensation Adrian Marcel. On Sunday, the high-energy lineup continues with certified Gold recording artist Angie Stone

Beer, Wine,  Food and much more!!!!

Entrances at:

Fourteenth and Broadway

16th and San Pablo

Promenade Beside City Center West Garage(Off Martin Luther King Jr Way Between 12th an 14th Streets)

Downtown Oakland
Oakland , CA

1 Frank Ogawa Plaza
Oakland , CA



Summer of Innovation 2017 gallery walk and ceremony
August 3, 2017

Come join us as we celebrate our 2017 Summer of Innovation, youth member's success!

An evening of food, drinks, and games!

The Glover Center

6948 Foothill Boulevard
Oakland , CA



Richmond Main Street
June 24, 2017

TheArthur Wright and I will be showing at the 8th Annual Healthy Village Festival.

Saturday, June 24th
From: 10am to 1pm

Free Admission!

ZUMBA * Health Tips * Food * Pony Rides
Giveaways * Fitness Breaks * Animals
Music * Info Booths * Arts & Crafts
& More!

Featured Activities

Bike Smoothies
by Rich City Rides

"Ask the Doc"
hosted by Kaiser Permanente

Downtown History Hike (mini)
tours depart 11am & 12pm

Fitness Demos
Anytime Fitness

Food Vendors
Rosemary's Kitchen - veggie delights
Civil Pops - organic popscicles

Make a Tresure Box
with local artist Daud Abdullah

Harbour Way & Macdonald Ave.
Richmond , CA



The Summer Art & Maker Fair
May 10, 2017

Thearthur Wright and I will be showing at the Summer Art & Maker Fair.

Sun. June 25th
From 11 an to 7 pm

Come see over 65 local Alameda and Bay Area artists at this free Outdoor Art Festival. Mingle with local emerging and established artists creating unique artwork during the fair! See live painting, sketching, sculpting and illustration. With everything from comic book art to clothing and jewelry, to metal sculpture, there is something for everyone. Come support the local artists that make the Bay Area such a dynamic and creative place to live. Over 30 live art demos, over 20 artists in Studio 23's "100 UNDER 100" group show. Open Studios, including “The Red Door On Encinal”, "3 DOT” and Studio 23. There will be music and festivities all afternoon.

2309 Encinal Ave Between Park St And Oak
Alameda , CA