Alana Ladson is a self-taught artist who paints, draws and works in graphic design and digital media. Queens highlights the beauty of black women and their natural hair and skin colors. This exhibition aims to peacefully expose their beauty in a way that is relatable and thoughtful to all audiences. Ladson lives in New Haven and this year participated in Artspace's City Wide Open Studios.
City Librarian and Director, Martha Brogan, announces the 2016 inaugural exhibitions for the New Haven Free Public Library’s Ives Gallery.
Alana Ladson: Queens
January 19 – March 4.
Opening Reception: February 4 at 6 pm
Lani Ascuncion: Journey of a Vagabond and the Stories She Tells.
March 14 – May 6, 2016
May 16 – July 8, 2016
Lisa Hess Hesselgrave: Beauty and Her Beast (and Other Literary Retellings)
July 18 – September 2, 2016
Martha Willette Lewis
September 12 – November 4, 2016
New Haven Public Schools
November 14, 2016 – January 6, 2017
The Ives Gallery is proud to exhibit work that reflects and celebrates the rich diversity of New Haven’s cultural community.