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"Lessons are Learned" by Billy Colbert - Artist Talk & Reception

Presented by PAR-Projects and FotoFocus at PAR-Projects | The Gallery at Studeō PAR-, Cincinnati OH

Oct 07 2022
"Lessons are Learned" by Billy Colbert - Artist Talk & Reception

PAR-Projects is hosting two separate events, our artist talk with Billy Colbert on Friday, October 7th and a reception celebrating his exhibition, “Lessons are Learned” on Saturday, October 8th, both located at The Gallery at Studeō PAR-

Join us on Friday, October 7th and Saturday, October 8th for our artist talk and reception for the exhibition “Lessons are Learned” by Billy Colbert.

These events are put on in conjunction with this year’s FotoFocus biennial and both will take place at the Gallery at Studeō PAR, located at 1646 Hoffner Street, 45223.

Artist Talk – 10.07.22 6:30 – 8:30pm
Opening Reception – 10.08.22 7:00 – 10:00pm
Delaware-based artist, Billy Colbert, has a long and rich history of creating multidisciplinary work including painting, sculpture and videography. Colbert also owns one of the largest archives of historical footage of the lives of everyday African Americans of any institutions or individuals in the country, which he often culls to create work. Through his artwork, Colbert explores the unintended consequences of race in American culture, creating episodic tales of Black culture using juxtaposition, humor and transposed imagery.
Colbert teaches art at Delaware State University and has shown across the country and is included in several collections including the University of Wisconsin at Madison; the National Academy of Sciences; the Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi; and the African American Museum in Dallas, Texas



PAR-Projects | The Gallery at Studeō PAR-

1646 Hoffner Street, Cincinnati, OH 45223

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We have a small parking lot, located right outside of the building. Street parking is also available.

For events starting after 6PM, parking is available next door — in the John Hall Auto parking lot — until 2AM. Any vehicles left in the lot after 2AM will be towed at the violator's expense.