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Images of Life: Artist Exhibition

featuring the works of Afrika Midnight Asha Abney



Images of Life is an artist exhibition that is presented by Phish Tea "a journey for the senses" and will feature works created by Afrika Midnight Asha Abney.


Images of Life will take place at Phish Tea located 1335 H St NE (1st Fl - Lyme Lounge) Washington, DC from July 31, 2005 - September 3, 2005. There will be an opening reception held on July 31, 2005 from 3:00-5:00pm. There will be an artist talk held on August 13, 2005 from 5:00-9:00pm.


Images of Life consists of 24 pieces of artwork which includes abstract paintings and collages created on canvas and paper. It will feature several popular works including Earth, Wind and Fire, Dancing Fire #1, Dancing Fire #2, Butterfly #1, Butterfly #2, Shadow of A Man #1, Ascension/Powerful Images, La Vertus de Afrique/The creative figures of Africa, and Liberation. Images of Life will also feature several of her inspirational and visionary pieces such as Rhythmic Movement, Smokey Stones, Flower, Abstractions #1, Abstractions #2, Images of Life, Abstractions, The Mask #1, The Mask #2, The Eyes, Maze, Monumental Figures #1, Monumental Figures #2, Monumental Figures #3 and Monumental Figures #4.


Afrika uses vibrant, dull and neutral colors to create works that possess fluidity and solitude. She is an abstract expressionist, who is influenced by Jorge Somarriba, Marvin Sin, Lois M. Jones, Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, and Sam Gilliam. Afrika is a graduate of the Corcoran School of the Arts,and a member of Black Artists of DC, Blackout Arts Collective, Friends of Market 5 Gallery, Emma Mae Gallery, Heritage Gallery, and Art N Deed. For further information about this artist, please visit her page at http://aashawarrior.artistportfolio.net/in...&artist_id=4513


All of the works displayed during the exhibition entitled: Images of Life are for viewing and sale.


For further information about Images of Life please contact one of the following:


- Afrika Midnight Asha Abney at 202-538-3403 or via email at Aashawarrior@aol.com

- Theresa Bragg at 202-396-2345 or via email at bragg4phishtea@yahoo.com

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