Culture Lab LIC Presents
House of Mark West

August 2021 Showcase

July 29 - August 29, 2021 at the Plaxall Gallery (Map)

Opening Reception: July 31, 5-9pm. 

This show features a combination of paintings, photography, sculpture, and installation art from artists of color across New York City from the House of Mark West Artist Collective.


Each piece selected, ranging from abstract landscape and documentary-style photography, was driven by their unique cultural experiences. This showcase executes a contemporary blend of the Black and Brown diasporic experience, both locally and globally.


Featured Artists:

Karim Chambers

Sofeia Eddy

Mark West

Fiona Lee

Jeffrey Melo

Brenda Hayes


About the Team:

Mark West Center for the Arts (MWCA), also known as House of Mark West is a non-profit cultural art center, gallery and creative hub for artists across NYC. MWCA is black-owned and praised for catering primarily to Black, Brown, LGBTQ, disabled, and young (K-12) artists and creatives. Their mission is to  provide exposure and advocacy for underrepresented artists of all backgrounds. The House of Mark West will open a public museum highlighting African and Diasporic art located in NYC this Fall 2022.


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