Overdue Recognition Art Gallery
Established in 1999, Overdue Recognition Art Gallery proudly represents over 40 renowned African-American Artists. We specialize in everything from Originals to Fine Art Reproductions.
The gallery provides a venue for African-American Artists to showcase their excellence. We fulfill our educational goals through lectures, workshops, intimate gallery talks, and exhibitions with the artists in attendance.
We are committed to Art as an essential part of life and therefore exhibit, collect, preserve, and encourage Art.
We take very seriously the responsibility, of providing collectors, both private and corporate with Art that is high in aesthetic quality and strong in investment potential.
We are often asked what the name Overdue Recognition means- We chose Overdue Recognition Art Gallery because for too long, African-American artists have struggled for recognition against their peers. Our Gallery is a forum for artists to demonstrate their brilliance, integrity, and skills to achieve the recognition that is long overdue.
KRYSTEL ANN ART
Located in Brussels, Belgium, Krystel Ann Art is one of the few contemporary art galleries with a strong focus on the representation of African Diaspora Contemporary Art in the city. The art gallery and agency was founded in 2016 by two art collectors from Guadeloupe (islands of the French Antilles), Olivier Tharsis and Chrystelle Merabli.
We represent artists that are based worldwide. Our portfolio includes emerging artists and artists on the secondary market. Our portfolio of international artists work across disciplines. Krystel Ann has participated in several international art fairs and organized exhibitions in numerous art capitals in Europe. Our exhibition displays and presence in art fairs has spanned countries such as France, Portugal, Spain, Mexico, United-Kingtom, The United-States, Russia, Switzerland, Martinique, and Guadeloupe.
Dozie Arts was founded by Vincent Chidozie Ugokwe, Nigerian by birth and from the Eastern part of Nigeria. The name DozieArts was coined from my middle name Chidozie “Good Keeps “. Mr. Dozie was born in Aba, Abia State but migrated to the U.S. in 2006 at the age of 13. “A graduate of St. Johns University with a major in Finance, I decided to start this company after I visited Nigeria after 10 years of being away from home. I was truly inspired by the works I saw from the local artists. From masks to paintings, it shows the beautiful culture and heritage that can be found all over Africa. Our goal is to provide original African art and also showcase these works to the world.
TONE is a cultural space in Memphis, Tennessee empowering Black artists and communities, sharing creativity and knowledge across the spectrum of Blackness to elevate Memphis as a global cultural beacon.
Founded in 2019 by Thaddeus Wamukoya also known as Thadde Tewa, Tewasart Gallery is a contemporary art gallery under TEWASART AND PATRONS, a dynamic online platform and arts consultancy, based in Nairobi, Kenya. With support from our ever-growing network, including local and international artists, curators, and patrons; our mission is to inspire and invest in the growth of contemporary East African art and its artists.
TEWASART AND PATRONS are focused on highlighting and promoting contemporary East African art through organizing pop-up exhibitions, writing, contributing to artistic dialogues, and publishing digital content. Our publications focus on connecting the modern, unconventional and diverse ideas of our artists, to a wider audience. Our stories strive to create and open a map of East African contemporary art, and the artist’s journey.
In its short history, Tewas Art Gallery has become a thriving online platform, facilitating necessary critical engagement with the local and mainstream art markets. Through the dedication, innovative curatorial approach, and experience of our team, we are able to engage with more artists and advisories, in efforts to develop the creative industry, as a whole.
The Bishop Gallery
The Bishop is a contemporary art gallery located in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn NY. Launched in 2012, The Bishop is an offspring of the Lamont Bishop Gallery in Washington DC. The owners, Erwin John and Stevenson Dunn were born and raised in Bed- Stuy. They decided a gallery at homebase was imperative for the ever changing borough.
The original idea for a gallery was birthed from the teachings and mentorship of Dr. Lamont Bishop. He instilled the ethos of business development and community development into the young owners. The Bishop operates with the notion of bringing accessiblity to the art community. Here, everyone is welcomed to view art or have their art displayed regardless of economic status or level of success.
New York | United States
Jumaane N’Namdi, director of N’Namdi Contemporary Miami and N’Namdi Contemporary Chicago, was introduced to the professional art world at the age of six. It was at this time in 1981, when his father, George, founded the G.R. N’Namdi Gallery in Detroit, Mi. Reared in the gallery business and amid an extensive family art collection, Jumaane developed his innate appreciation and understanding for the interrelationship of art, artist and collector.
Upon graduation from Morehouse College in 1997, Jumaane, begin his formal career in the arts at what was then the burgeoning G.R. N’Namdi Gallery Chicago. His discerning eye began to distinguish great pieces from good ones, making it possible for his art patrons to meet world-renowned artists and to develop some of the country’s most prestigious art collections. While under his father’s tutelage, Jumaane quickly assumed the directorship of G.R. N’Namdi Gallery Chicago and subsequently G.R. N’Namdi Gallery New York.
Continuing to forge ahead, Jumaane opened the N’Namdi Contemporary Miami and N’Namdi Contemporary Chicago. He continues to uphold the artistic standards of the master artists he has exhibited in the past, while expanding the gallery’s roster and making N’Namdi Contemporary a home for renowned cutting edge international artists.
Florida | United States