The first Black Heritage Art Show was launched in 1995 in the Fellowship Hall of the New Psalmist Baptist Church, Baltimore, Maryland, showcasing the talents of six visual artists to approximately 100 attendees.
Over the years, the Annual Black Heritage Art Show has evolved from showcasing in brick and mortar buildings to more than 500,000 during 15 years into a Virtual Setting on the world wide web in 2018 allowing the artist the opportunity to connect and showcase their talents to hundreds of thousands people globally in one weekend! The first to enter into this endeavor, the Black Heritage Art Show virtual platform, also incorporates all of the arts, including visual, performing, literary, fashion and film. In a nutshell, the Black Heritage Art Show is "A Celebration of African-American Culture:
"African American visual, literary, and performing artists are the unsung recorders of African American history. Their work reflects the essence of life in the African American community; it highlights its culture, religion, and struggle. To continue this rich legacy of visual, literary, and performing enlightenment, we must inspire youthful artists to develop and pursue their heritage in the arts"
Glenda F. Boone, Co-Founder
Headquartered in Atlanta with a satellite office in Reisterstown, Maryland, O Taste and See Marketing & Productions, is owned and operated by Milton and Glenda Boone, a nationally recognized, innovative marketing and brand management consulting firm specializing in event, strategic and event planning as well as digital and online marketing management. The Boone's are credited for the birth and development of the Black Heritage Art Show and are
the executive producers of the Black Heritage Art Show (Virtual Style)