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Help Artist Charles Washington Get to Africa

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Artist Charles Washington has a fantastic opportunity to reconnect with the Motherland through an Artist in Residency program in partnership with Luanda- Sister Cities of Houston.

It will be a one month stay where he will be wholly immersed in the art network of Luanda/ Angola and develop as much intense research as possible during that period. His goal is to return to Houston and share his research and experience through new work, exhibitions, and events.

Charles has been an arts educator, mentor, curator, and connector for over 30 years in our City of Houston. He has worked diligently in many mediums, including upcycled art, to educate youth and elders to reach their own artistic potential, be aware of current events, and reflect on the African and American Diaspora.

Your investment would ensure:
  • a two-way economy class airplane ticket
  • visa costs
  • accomodation
  • local transport
  • Per diem
  • Research guidance through a bilingual assistant, and an
  • Extensive networking program

This residency would be a dream come true for Charles, his supporting team at Harambee Art Gallery, his students, and his family, as he has origins in the Angola area from his Gullah/ Geechee background.

Be a part of the artistic renaissance of Houston by supporting Charles' trip.

Organizer and beneficiary

Deniz Lopez
Houston, TX
Charles Washington

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