Black Art (7/9–7/23)

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Writing about Black Art with Richard Allen May III 
July: The Artist Interview 
Saturdays: July 9, 16, and 23 •  4:00-5:30 PM (PDT)

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Workshops are free. All are welcome.

Inlandia’s Blacklandia Event Series summer workshops continue with “Writing About Black Art” workshops led by esteemed artist and educator Richard Allen May III. Sign up for July and August.

Artists create the work that is exhibited, collected, and written about in various publications. This workshop will give participants a basic understanding about the role of the artist in society, how to prepare questions for the artist, and how to organize those responses into an artist profile essay ready for publication.

Artist and educator, Richard Allen May III comes with a wealth of knowledge about the AfriCOBRA Movement, having written the forward to AfriCOBRA: Experimental Art Toward a School of Thought, published by Duke University, 2020. He is a staff writer at Artillery magazine and his work has been displayed in art galleries throughout the Inland Empire, as well as exhibits throughout the United States. May has taught courses in community colleges, universities, and prisons.

Inlandia workshops are supported in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency, and also in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. Learn more at To find out more about how the National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit

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