This the 11th year for the Art That Touches Your Heart exhibition to provide support and inspiration to African-American art students. This year’s exhibition marks the third year at Wichita’s City Arts in Old Town.
The annual exhibition features work from African American artists from across the country and is organized by Wichita artist Janiice Thacker founder of the non-profit Art That Touches Your Heart Foundation.
The exhibition will be on display through Feb. 26 at City Arts, but a special three-day exhibition Feb. 3-5 will temporarily bring in additional artwork and allow visitors an opportunity to meet and interact with artists whose work is on display. Fifteen artists from around the country will have their work on display this year. They include John Allen, Anthony Dozier, Billy Edmond, Lee Jones, Frank Frazier, Shanuff Hoover, Verlene Mahomes, Damien Mthis, Donn O’Bannon, Rhea Rhodes, Jamaal Stafford, Frank Sowell, Janice Thacker, Sedeah Williams and Lakeem Wilson.