On the Verge – Opening Reception

A couple hundred art lovers filled Creative Alliance at the Patterson for the opening of “On the Verge: 25 New and Emerging Artists.”

Folks had a chance to check out the work of the featured artists and to talk with many of the artists themselves.
Pictured (LtoR) Jerrell Gibbs, Baltimore-based painter/show artist; Charles Mason III, Baltimore-based artist/show artist; Thomas James, show curator; Ernest Shaw Jr., Baltimore-based image-maker; and Will Watson, Baltimore-based visual artist
Pictured (LtoR) Gabriel Amadi-Emina, Baltimore-based photographic artist; and Christopher Batten, Creative Alliance artist-in-residence
Pictured (LtoR) Eileen Nuñez, Alteration Specialists director of operations; and Dulcina Abreu, Smithsonian National Museum of American History curatorial assistant
Pictured (LtoR) Ciera Ferrara, Loch Bar server; Mack Gorman, Baltimore-based elementary school teacher; Jack Coyle, Baltimore-based artist/show artist; and Yoon Sun Shin, Bonsai Fine Arts contractor
Pictured (LtoR) Blossom Ibekwe, Clark Atlanta University student/artist; Dayshawn Asegbola, Baltimore-based environmentalist/artist; Ashley Ukegbu, Baltimore-based content creator/photographer; and Victoria Ukegbu, University of Baltimore counseling psychology graduate student
Pictured (LtoR) Jim Koerner, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum exhibit specialist; Ursula West Minervini, Baltimore-based printmaker; and Sul-Jee Scully, Baltimore-based painter/show artist
Pictured (LtoR) Kathy O’Dell, University of Maryland Baltimore County professor of art history; and Kayla Fryer, show artist
Pictured (LtoR) Lester Spence, Johns Hopkins University professor of black politics, racial politics & urban politics; and Casey McKeel, Rebel Lens curator/photographer/Thread Coffee founder/co-owner
(January 25, 2020 – Creative Alliance)
Sloane Brown

Baltimore's longtime fashion and social scene reporter, Sloane is the founder/managing editor of Baltimore Snap.