We’ve Got A Bright Place
On View October 2 - November 14, 2020
Girls' Club Warehouse presents We’ve Got a Bright Place is a group show featuring Jaynilee Hernandez, Felix Jackson Jr., Ashley Lindo, Shawna Moulton, Sharene Mullings, Christopher Nazon, Khaulah Nuruddin and Chastity Pascoe. Curated by arts professional and Girls’ Club gallery manager, Tayina Deravile, We’ve Got a Bright Place introduces a dynamic reimagining of Black identity and Blackness. Eight South Florida artists persist in forming new conceptualizations of intimacy, anger, love, healing and mourning.
This event is free and open to the public.
Girls' Club Warehouse
723 NE 2 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Gallery hours: Fridays, 1-5pm and by appointment. Call or email to schedule.
Opening Reception: Friday, October 2, 6-8pm
Join us for the opening of We've Got A Bright Place at Girls' Club Warehouse. Parking is available on NE 2 Avenue and along Flagler Drive. RSVP is required.
Curator Tour: Wednesday, October 21, Noon-1pm
Join us for a virtual curator tour of We've Got A Bright Place with Tayina Deravile on Instagram Live followed by a Q&A. Explore the exhibition and hear directly from the curator about the themes, artists and inspirations behind the exhibit.
Jaynilee Hernandez is a Puerto Rican emerging artist and educator based in South Florida. She creates paintings and sculptures using Styrofoam and craft materials.
Felix Jackson Jr. is a painter, illustrator, and printmaker. Born on a naval base in Norfolk, Virginia, Felix attended Florida State University where he received his BFA in art in 2006. His work explores a wide variety of subjects and is often inspired by pop culture, hip hop, folklore, afrofuturism, and social injustices.
Ashley Lindo is a Jamaican-American artist living in South Florida. She paints, draws, and roasts coffee at home.
Shawna Lukia Moulton is a multidisciplinary artist and art educator based in South Florid. She was born in Freeport, Bahamas but she was raised in Kingston, Jamaica and currently lives in the United States. In 2015, Shawna gained a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. She is best known for her life size paper-casting figures, illustrations on handmade paper, and her watercolor paintings reflecting her journey into motherhood. Shawna founded S.M Workshops in 2016 to conduct and teach art workshops across South Florida and share the joy of creating art. Her passion and professionalism as a teaching artist has been recognized by her students and the art community.
Sharene Mullings was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica and immigrated to South Florida in 2007. Her work is largely introspective, exploring social interaction or isolation, self esteem and sentimentality as experienced from behind the lens of black, West Indian cultural identity.
Christopher Nazon is a Miami local who shoots mainly analog photography. His aim is to open his viewer up to a state of wonder; freeing up their subconscious to view the world in a new light.
Khaulah Naima Nuruddin is a multimedia artist from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who lives and works in South Florida. Nuruddin’s work explores the intersections of personal expression and social commentary by initiating public discussion of race, sexuality and the social transfer inherent to her work as a Black visual artist. Nuruddin earned her BFA from The University of South Florida and her MFA from Florida Atlantic University. She is an adjunct studio-art instructor and serves as Curator and Exhibitions Manager for Spady Cultural Heritage Museum.
Chastity Pascoe is a Caribbean multidisciplinary artist.