february, 2021

06feballday27marJas Mardis and Evita Tezeno "Sharing Memories" Exhibition at ArtCentre of Plano

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The ArtCentre of Plano will open a new exhibition Feb. 6 that will run through March 27. In honor of Black History Month, the show will feature North Texas artists Evita Tezeno and Jas Mardis.

Evita Tezeno has exhibited at the ArtCentre previously, and this time will be showcasing her Cubism-inspired collages. Evita works with handmade paper, acrylic paint and found objects. Her work has been lauded by entertainers, media personalities and professional athletes for its use of color, texture and shapes. She has been commissioned by the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, the Deep Ellum Film Festival and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

Jas Mardis is a fabric and leather artist as well as a poet, writer and editor. He was inducted to the Texas Literary Hall of Fame for his 30-year career in literature. His fabric and leather works, which will be exhibited at the ArtCentre, focus on creating story quilts and sculptures. His work revolves around the history of the African American folk narrative. Jas has exhibited his work at Dallas Love Field, the Dallas Public Library and Swarthmore College.

Patrons are invited to view the exhibition 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at no charge, though all works in the exhibition are for sale. Social distancing and mask wearing are required inside the ArtCentre.

Time

February 6 (Saturday) - March 27 (Saturday)

Location

ArtCentre of Plano

902 E 16th Street Plano, TX 75074

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