This week on SmartBrownVoices Mike Street chats with Artist, Collector, and CEO/Founder of Black Art in American, Najee Dorsey.
Join him this weekend in Harlem at the Faison Firehouse Theater Oct. 23-25.
About Najee Dorsey:
Artist, Collector, CEO / Founder of Black Art In America™ (BAIA) Najee Dorsey’s work has been exhibited in five museum shows in 2014, including his first major solo exhibition at the Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA, entitled: Leaving Mississippi — Reflections on Heroes and Folklore: Works by Najee Dorsey (on exhibit until January 4, 2015). In addition, Dorsey has shown his work in numerous solo and group exhibitions. He has been the recipient of awards that include a 2006 Patrons Purchase Award from the Polk Museum of Art. His work can be found in the collections of Charles H. Wright Museum; Syracuse University; the African American Museum in Dallas, TX; the Marietta Museum of Art, FL; and Liberty Bank and Trust Company in New Orleans, LA. Dorsey’s work has been included in the Hands Up Don’t Shoot exhibit at the St. Louis University Museum — until December 20, 2014. Najee is also the CEO and Founder of Black Art in America™ (BAIA) which is an online portal focused on documenting, preserving and promoting the contributions of the African American arts community with programming that includes exhibition, discussion and performance. Dorsey created the website in 2010 and now Black Art in America™ (BAIA) is the leading global online network and resource for African-American visual artists, collectors, industry leaders, and arts enthusiasts.