O. Perry Walker Talented in Visual Art Program 2009-2010 Exhibition

The George & Leah McKenna Museum of African Ameican Art
2003 Carondelet Street
New Orleans, LA 70130


O. Perry Walker’s Creative Arts Staff are professional working artists with degrees in their respective fields.  Our Performing and Visual Arts Programs provide strategic goals focused on making the Arts vital, visible, accessible and an intergral part of the cultural life of New Orleans.  Technique and building a strong foundation is the core of our teaching philosophy.  Emphasis on the Cultural Art helps develop a global perspective on political and physical environments.

(From: opwchargers.com)

You are invited to join us for the opening reception of “The Hip- Hopcracy of Colonialism” on Saturday, May 22 from 5-7pm! Celebrate and support the youth!

Organized by: Dixie Moore (Artist|Teacher), Nat Colin, and Jennifer Williams

On view from: May, 22 until June 5, 2010

Featured Works

Art and Revolution: South African Resistance Prints
Mask Making: Anthropomorphic Creatures
2010 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Banners
Vibrant Rhythms: Instruments and Musical Notes
“Walk the Beat”: Romare Bearden inspired Collages

O. Perry Walker College and Career Prep High School’s Talented in Visual Art Program provides teaching services to gifted students who have been identified through a test in the Arts which include Visual, Music, and Theater. Talented in Visual Arts student numbers have tripled within the past two years. They are moving forward to expand Talented in Music and Theater. O. P. Walker stands by the commitment to protect and nuture these gifted students towards success with their post-secondary goals.

Talented in Visual Art Students 2009-2010

Reginald Henry, Shaquilla Green, Arnisha Devore, Errol Surtain, Dorsha Evans, Cole Diggs, Bobby Johnson, Darrin Ruffin, Devin Powell, Robert Kelley, Christlyn Martin, Ariel Rogers, Troy Smith, Demontris Toliver, Trisa George, Jessica Edwards, Nysheik Cutno, Christopher Anderson, Jerryl Davis, Rodreik Bertrand, Leonard Singleton, Tevin Hunter, Whittney Moore, Brittney Moore, Brianna Sanders, Steven Martin Delvante Smith, Jamal Silas, and Shokeif Dillion.

(From: fusicology.com)

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