(above image by Melodee Strong)
ROHO Collective is a network for the exchange of knowledge between visual artist of color in the Midwest. We serve as a consolidated voice and platform for both emerging and professional artist of color by providing a place for development in technical skills, professional growth and business opportunities. We take responsibility in ensuring our communities are educated about the value of the arts in our society, and we advocate for the arts both locally and nationally.
Our road is well traveled. We come from many different backgrounds, have a wide range of artistic talent, and as a Collective, have formed a solid group of creative individuals with an endless supply of imagination.
Able to leap over tall buildings? Not quite, but we are making great leaps toward staying engaged in the Arts community and providing a sound foundation where Artists of Color
As ROHO enters into the second half of the year we must first say a big thank you to the woman that helped us get to this exact moment! Stephanie Morris has served as ROHO's managing director for several years dedicating her time, her talents, and strong leadership skills to the organization. The persistence and hard work Stephanie has exuberated within ROHO has encouraged many artists, and those within the community to take risk, be the change and to utilize their voices. We are so grateful for your time served, your sacrifices, and TRULY living out the mission and vision of what ROHO means to artist of Color! As Stephanie takes a step down and passes the torch we are very excited for her next chapter and many new opportunities to come! We love you! - ROHO
Regional Acceleration Center
1256 Penn Avenue North, Minneapolis
ART & MINGLE
STREET COUTURE FASHION SHOW
Members came out for the Uptown Arts Fair, with Art in the Yard. Board member, Richard Moody hosted the event where there was plenty of artwork for sale, including wearable art.
We hope to return again next year - see you next time!
Ta-Coumba Aiken - "I Got Ya Back" - SOLD AT AUCTION
by Jules Bowman
Cara Deanes, Chair
Andrea Porter, Vice Chair
Maurice Hudson, Treasurer
Sean G. Phillips
Jules Bowman, Managing Director
Loretta Day, Art Director
Sean G. Phillips, Public Relations Representative
Delsita Y. Day, Graphic/Multimedia Designer
Myra Bolling-Smith / Patrick Cunningham / Angela Davis
Christopheraaron Deanes / Christopher E. Harrison
Ariane Jackson / Stephanie D. Morris
Esther Osayande / Donna Ray / Melodee Strong