The 5th Annual MLK Legacy Stillman Art Walk will take place this Saturday, January 15, 2022. Many Alabamians anticipate the yearly art walk event because of exhibits created by prominent African-American artists. The event will be held at the Cordel Wynn Fine Arts Center from noon to 3 p.m. The gallery is free and open to the public.

Covid-19 Precaution

Stillman College commented that “attendees must be vaccinated to enter campus and will be screened for body temperature upon arrival at the front gate.”

Headline Artist

Danny Broadway, a Memphis-based artist will headline the 2022 MLK Legacy Art Walk. Broadway “will display between 12 to 20 pieces of his most recent works.” He is a proud graduate from Memphis University where he obtained his undergraduate degree in art. Currently, he is pursuing a master of fine arts degree at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Broadway is “typically inspired by Black history, family stories, current issues, and people, and the last two years of the COVID-19 pandemic have brought themes of “singularity and solitude” into a newer, more unique focus.”  Broadway said that his new inspiration is “more subliminal instead of literal, but it comes out in the creative process.”

In regards to accomplishments, “Broadway said part of being successful, regardless of craft, is to find someone doing something similar, study them, and model a similar path.” His work has appeared in numerous “respected art venues and at Fortune 500 companies, including PBS Television, FedEx, the Memphis Grizzlies, Major League Baseball, and the National Civil Rights Museum.”

(Source) Stillman College Press Release sent to Townsquare Media. Click here for more information about the 5th Annual MLK Legacy Stillman Art Walk. Click here for more information about Danny Broadway.

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