Exhibit Celebrates Underrepresented Student Artists

Be The Art, an annual student-curated art exhibition committed to celebrating and raising awareness of underrepresented artists of color at Wesleyan, opened on Feb. 21 in Zilkha Gallery South.

Be The Art, an annual student-curated art exhibition committed to celebrating and raising awareness of underrepresented artists of color at Wesleyan, opened on Feb. 21 in Zilkha Gallery South.

Kamar Thomas ’12 guest lectured about his pursuit of painting through his time at Wesleyan and afterwards.

Sydney Lowe ’13 and Yatta Zoker ’14 curated the Be The Art exhibition.

Sydney Lowe ’13 and Yatta Zoker ’14 curated the Be The Art exhibition.

Greg Shaheen ’13 looks at photographs taken by Sydney Lowe ’13.

Greg Shaheen ’13 looks at photographs taken by Sydney Lowe ’13.

Miriam Kwietniewska ’13 examines artwork on display.

Miriam Kwietniewska ’13 examines artwork on display.

Gallery goers admire a painting.

Gallery goers admire a painting.

Dozens of students, including Matthew Alvarez ’14, attended the Be The Art opening.

Dozens of students, including Matthew Alvarez ’14, attended the Be The Art opening.

Students watch a video piece in the back room of the Be The Art exhibition. (Photos by Hannah Norman '16)

Students watch a video piece in the back room of the Be The Art exhibition. (Photos by Hannah Norman ’16)