Southern life in Gullah and Baptist cultures is the focus of three art exhibits opening Saturday at Charlottes Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture.
Artists Jonathan Green and David Herman Jr. draw from their experiences growing up in Lowcountry of South Carolina.
Jonathan Green: A Spiritual Journey of Life comprises the vibrantly colored community scenes for which he is known as well as his early cubist paintings.
In Etched in the Eyes: David Herman Jr., the artists work mostly photos depicts the lives and rituals of his Gullah/Geechee neighbors and family members in Georgetown.
In I Got Freedom Up Over my Head: Portraits by Julie Moos, the Canadian photographer pairs Birmingham, Ala., women in their Sunday splendor hats, feathers, fur and lace.
These exhibits run through June 15.
This article is part of the Charlotte Arts Journalism Alliance, a consortium of local media dedicated to writing about the arts.