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CALABAR GALLERY
HARLEM: 2504 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10030. 646-964-5062

Website: Calabar Gallery and Instagram page (please follow us here too). 
Welcome to CALABAR GALLERY.

Just a brief reminder.
Our AUCTION IS OPEN FOR BIDDING.

We showcase contemporary African Artists and African Diaspora artists globally. Based in Harlem, work featured is inspired and influenced by black African culture globally with a focus on dynamic ideas about art and society.

In the last year, if you have purchased work from us, as curator and founder, I personally thank you as the business of art and galleries like everything else has been challenging.

Please visit our gallery site for our Art Sale, we have added new work and over the next few weeks, we will add sections on: Art Fairs, Prints, and about the 2 Apps we are developing, one on Auctions and the other on Harlem Murals. 

One major project we have been quietly working on is assisting, building and expanding art collections for Black Women. It is a simple idea: buy a piece of art every 2 months, so, 6 per year. Please email info@calabargallery.com of how to participate. It is imperative that Black artists are in these collections, so, we will continue to curate dynamic selections of work that should be bought, collected and grow our artists towards these collectors.

Join me on this journey, help me by sharing the work we are doing, tell a friend, tell a colleague, and be our village town crier. Yes, our business does well with referrals, that word of mouth scenario is most effective. So even sharing this newsletter to 3 other people is HUGE.

Finally, we are again seeking COLLABORATIONS, more details below.


Stay healthy, safe and spread the word about our gallery. It takes you to grow artists and galleries. #maskup #wearamask Don't be a Covid-19 super spreader, be an African and African Disporan Art Spreader. Yes, we need some humor now.

Atim
Atim Annette Oton, 
Curator and Founder
OUR NEXT AUCTION: GHANAIAN ARTISTS AUCTION

Ghanaian Artists Auction Opens Today

We are excited to present our first Ghanaian Artists Auction. 
We pivoted our exhibition of Ghanaian artists because of Covid-19 to introduce this auction.
Please join us to bid on the auction - We have included a BUY NOW. Otherwise, please bid and purchase a piece of art at
www.calabargallery.com/auctions
We are open for bidding.
Just 10 days to buy a piece.
NOVEMBER 13 TO NOVEMBER 23
Are you bidding with us?
It will be on our platform at CALABARGALLERY.COM/AUCTIONS

Below are a few examples from the auction
PRIZM ART FAIR: DECEMBER 1 - DECEMBER 21
CALABAR GALLERY
will be at PRIZM ART FAIR 2020.


Prizm Art Fair will be hosted virtually from November 30 – December 21, 2020 with invited galleries and a juried special section.

We will be featuring:

ALEXANDRE KYUNGU MWILAMBWE
KGALALELO GAITATE
MARIO JOYCE BELYUSAR
SHARI PHOENIX


plus

ANTOINETTE ELLIS-WILLIAMS
MULENGA J MULENGA
P. WAMAITHA NG'ANG'A

REGISTER AT PRIZMARTFAIR.COM 
BLACK ART POSTERS AUCTION and FIRE SALE
We are in the process of putting together a Black Art Poster Auction as part of Uncle Marvin's collection of posters.
Stay Tuned!!!
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This Saturday, in collaboration with @elanhiart of the @scaffoldproject,

We are hosting a FIRE SALE of Uncle Marvin's collection of Black Art Posters and more.
Stop by and buy some amazing posters.

Saturday 11/14 from 12-6pm

Calabar Gallery
2504 Frederick Douglass Boulevard
Harlem
CALABAR GALLERY SEEKS COLLABORATIONS

On behalf of our artists: African, Caribbean and African American Artists, we are seeking globally collaborations to:

Show their work in unconventional arenas
License their image for products
Commissions of new work from portraits to murals
Show their work on television and film projects

And other ideas you may have.

And on behalf of our Gallery:

We are seeking collaborations globally to:

Partner on Exhibitions 
Partner on Auctions
Partner on Art Programming
Build new creative projects
Consult on building or growing a new or existing gallery

And other ideas you may have.

It's simple, just email us at info@calabargallery.com, we are open to listening, dialoguing and talking about possibilities.
CALABAR GALLERY ART AUCTION APP IN DEVELOPMENT

We are working on our Art Auction App and plan to launch the first version in 2021. We are looking for 10 testers. 
Please email info@calabargallery.com.
CALL FOR WORK:

We are planning to start off 2021 with a big bang...and we will auction 30 pieces of artwork from East African Women Artists. 

We are seeking East African Women Artists from painters, photographers to fiber artists, we like to see some provocative and dynamic work. Please send us your most captivating work and we are looking for work under 24 inches in size.  Please send 3 images with details: medium and size and a one line about each piece to info@calabargallery.com with a short bio. 

Deadline: November 30, 2020
CALL FOR WORK:

We are planning to start off 2021 with a big bang...and we will auction 25 pieces of artwork from Fiber Artists. 

We are seeking Fiber Artists, we like to see some provocative and dynamic work. Please send us your most captivating work and we are looking for work under 24 inches in size.  Please send 3 images with details: medium and size and a one line about each piece to info@calabargallery.com with a short bio. 

Deadline: December 31, 2020
The David Prize opens again.
Have you applied?

Nominate someone or an organization today. 


Please visit thedavidprize.org
The David Prize opens again.
Have you applied?

Nominate someone or an organization today. 


Please visit thedavidprize.org
ADVERTISE WITH US

This newsletter goes to 25,000 people and several people requested that we open it up to about 2 to 3 advertisers every week. If you are interested, please email at info@calabargallery.com.
HOURS:

GALLERY IN HARLEM:  646-964-5062 
WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS - 11AM-8PM, SUNDAYS -12 NOON -6PM

CROWN HEIGHTS:  718-638-4288 
WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS - 11:00-8PM, SUNDAYS -11AM -7PM
BED STUY: 718-928-3970 
WEDNESDAY, THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS - 11AM-8PM
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Calabar Gallery · 2504 Frederick Douglass Blvd, Harlem · New York, NY 10030 · USA