The Black Heritage Art Show on Tour is currently the largest Black History Month Celebratory event that fuses Art, Music and Lifestyle Compents in one inclusive setting. Comleting 15 successful seasons in Baltimore, Maryland the show is going on tour and now accepting applications to select program participants for Black Heritage Art Show: O' Taste & See National Tour tenatively scheduled to begin in February 2012.
We are currently reviewing applications for participants in the following areas at this time.
Literary Arts (authors and speakers)
Performing Arts (dance, vocals, spoken word)
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**Opportunities for vendors to participate in Village Market Place in each city will come at a later date.
Larry "Poncho" Brown, is a leader in contemporary African American art. He is a native of Baltimore, MD and he started his first business at the age of 17 as a sign writer and he has been a full time artist ever since. His art, both fine and commercial, has been published nationally in Upscale, Ebony, Ebony Man, Essence, and Jet magazines. His most popular artwork titled "Black is Black" and works from "Egyptian Queens" series has been featured on the former hit TV show "A Different World." www.larryponchobrown.com
We are looking for a few select artist to join Larry and the following international acclaimed artists on the Tour:Kimmy Cantrell, Karen Buster, Charles Bibbs, Buchi Upjohn, John Sims, Woodrow Nash, Kelvin Henderson, Randy Weathers, Elgina McCrary, Maurice Bradford, Phillip Snead, Ted Ellis, and Eric Safori.
A superior vocalist, song stylist extraordinaire,Earnest Pugh has been included in the category with gospel singers like Byron Cage, Smokie Norful and Marvin Sapp. At the same time, he’s forging his own path with an anointing and style that is all his own. The 2006 En Sound Male Vocalist of the Year and 2006 Independent Music Award Winner for Gospel Album of the Year is following the success of A Worshipper’s Perspective with his brand new EPM Music Group/Black Smoke Music Worldwide recording, Earnest Pugh Live: Rain On Us.
Ernest will coordinate some of the Country's most renowned Gospel artists to join him on the O' Taste & See Tour as he serves as the show's music director for "The Art of the Living Gospel" We are looking for a talented vocal artist to compliment the roster.
Rev. Valerie S. Pearson
is an author, speaker and motivator. In addition to preaching and teaching, she is a conference presenter conducting workshops and seminars for women and church leaders. She has authored the book and developed the program called “A Remarkable Woman”. This fresh and relevant ministry uses a unique blend of faith, scripture and practical principles to help women discover the “you” God created you to be. The ministry has touched the lives of many women. Women have been transformed from places of stagnation and uncertainty to a place of purpose, power and passion. The program helps women to discover their authentic selves and to become simply “remarkable”. www.aremarkablewoman.com