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Joyce Gordon Gallery is proud to present:


(Oakland's South And West African Artists Exchange)

February 5 – March 27 2021

Curated by Eric Murphy, Salif Doubare, and Khanyi Mawhayi in collaboration with BLVCK Block

Featured Artists: Aziz Diagne, Matty Monethi, Lerato Motaung, Themba Mwanza, Thando Salman, Mankebe Seakgoe, Navel Seakamela

This diasporic exhibit is the latest series in the gallery's artists exchange program to celebrate Oakland beyond borders. OSAWAAE much like the original African surname, "Osawe," invokes talent, cheerfulness, wisdom, devotion and a deep passion to transform the world.

Navel Seakamela, "Ambient", 2020, Charcoal on Canvas, 150 x 150cm (59" x 59")

Thando Salman, "Ndikhumbule undigcine ngonaphakade", Oil on Canvas, 49" x 56"

Mankebe Seakgoe, "The O I", Mix Media on Fabriano, 71cm x 100cm

Navel Seakamela, "Thinking of Greener Pastures", 2020 Charcoal, 77cmx128cm

Aziz Diagne, "Hands Up", 2020, Collagraph, 51" x 41"

Matty Monethi, Untitled, Mixed Media on Canvas, 35" x 27"

Themba Mwanza, "Thanduxolo", 2020, Oil on Canvas, 81 x 81cm

Lerato Motaung, Untitled, 2020, Paint and Acrylic on Canvas, 105.71 x 98.93cm (41.5" x 37")

Joyce Gordon Gallery is a fine art gallery located midtown Oakland, CA. It exhibits art that reflects the social and cultural diversity of the Bay Area and international artists.

The gallery is open Wednesday - Saturday 1-6pm and by appointment.


We are ACHD compliant at 20% capacity and masks are required.

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