Reception Photos (Part 1): Celebrating Our South African Voices Exhibition

On Saturday, January 11, WPG hosted a well-attended exhibition reception for our current show, South African Voices: A New Generation of Printmakers. During this event, guests surveyed prints by the nearly 40 emerging artists who contributed to the exhibition. Below, you will find several photos from this reception, with more to come on Friday. This is the final week for the exhibit, so make sure you come by the gallery to take a look (if you haven’t already)!

A view of the South African Voices exhibition marquee and some prints included in the show.

A view of the South African Voices exhibition marquee and some prints included in the show.

Anne Gordon, Executive Director of Vula Amehlo Art Development (far left), pictured with South African Ambassador to the United States Ebrahim Rasool (second from left); Ambassador Rasool's wife Roseida Shabodien (third from left); and WPG member artist Rosemary Cooley (far right).

Anne Gordon, Executive Director of Vula Amehlo Art Development (far left), pictured with South African Ambassador to the United States Ebrahim Rasool (second from left); Ambassador Rasool’s wife Roseida Shabodien (third from left); and WPG member artist Rosemary Cooley (far right).

Two prints by South African Voices exhibition artist Phillip Mabote.

Two prints by South African Voices exhibition artist Phillip Mabote.

Nando's Peri Peri of Silver Spring very graciously donated the delicious food that exhibition guests enjoyed during the afternoon.

Nando’s Peri Peri of Silver Spring very graciously donated the delicious food that exhibition guests enjoyed during the afternoon.

Christine Mullen Kreamer, Deputy Director and Chief Curator at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art (far left), along with WPG member artist Rosemary Cooley (center); and WPG Director Damon Arhos (far right).

Christine Mullen Kreamer, Deputy Director and Chief Curator at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art (far left), along with WPG member artist Rosemary Cooley (center); and WPG Director Damon Arhos (far right).

Dr. Raoul (far left) and Judy (far right) Wientzen with Cecilia Rossey (center).

Dr. Raoul (far left) and Judy (far right) Wientzen with Cecilia Rossey (center).

A welcoming atmosphere accentuated by vibrant flowers and textiles.

A welcoming atmosphere accentuated by vibrant flowers and textiles.

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