Greater Pittsburgh, PA
About the Project
HerShe is a two-hour live review of Black Pittsburgh artists, hosted by artist Naomi Chambers. This two-hour web broadcast celebrates Pittsburgh’s Black artists by showcasing their work and providing space for artists to create new connections between themselves and potential patrons. All artwork shown in the review is for sale, with one-hundred percent of the sales going to the artists.
Accessing the Broadcast
HerShe will take place on Sunday, May 23, 2021, from 4:00-6:00PM EDT on Zoom. This event will also be available via livestream through Facebook and Instagram. To access this broadcast, register in advance at the link below.
About the Artist
Naomi Chambers is a painter and assemblage sculptor born in Pittsburgh in 1987. She graduated with a double degree from the University of Pittsburgh, majoring in Studio Arts and Marketing in 2009. In 2012, she took the leap to be a full time artist, and had her first solo show in January 2013. In 2017, she and her husband worked with a collective of artists to open FlowerHouse, a community art studio and creative space in Wilkinsburg where they offer workshops and classes for the predominantly black community. In 2017, she was also awarded the Investing In Professional Artist grant from The Heinz Endowment and Pittsburgh Foundation. In 2018, she had her first solo exhibition, Communal Futures, at an arts institution, August Wilson Center: African American Cultural Center.
“I want to help grow an intentional market for Black art that allows Black artists to create a sustainable lifestyle for themselves by pursuing their passion to create art.”Naomi Chambers
Photo courtesy the artist
Artist Naomi Chambers, photo courtesy artist