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Westobou Exhibition: ‘If You Don’t Mind the Mud’ Works by Hasani Sahlehe
September 25 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 16, 2020
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until October 16, 2020
An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 16, 2020
September 4 – October 16, 2020
Monday-Thursday from 10 AM – 5PM, Fridays from 10 AM – 7 PM and Saturdays from Noon – 4 PM
Westobou Gallery presents its marquee exhibition, If You Don’t Mind the Mud, with works by Hasani Sahlehe. This work employs abstracted compositions of natural and cultural phenomena to synthesize themes of memory, migration, and the supernatural.
Hasani Sahlehe is a multidisciplinary artist. His practice consists of abstract paintings, installations, and performances that explore memory, migration, and the supernatural. Significant exhibitions of his work have taken place at SCAD Museum of Art, the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, and NADA Miami. His work has been published in Art Papers, New American Paintings (with Noteworthy Artist distinction), and Burnaway. He was awarded the SCAD Alumni Atelier, MINT Leap year residency, and the Hambidge Residency for the Arts and Sciences. Collectors of his work include Michael Rooks, curator, High Museum of Art, and SCAD. Sahlehe currently serves as the teaching artist at the Morris Museum of Art. He received his Painting BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2015. Sahlehe is originally from St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.
Learn more about the artist online HERE!