Howard University

Next up!!!! Saturday, April 7, 2018 Panelist at the James A Porter Colloquium, Howard University

Next up!!!! Saturday, April 7, 2018 2:15-3:15  Artist Panel: Materiality and Space at the @jamesa.portercolloquium1990  Panelists:  @jmaurelle @amberroblesgordon @gregory.coates   Panel Moderator:  Margo N. Crawford, Ph.D., Professor of English, Department of English, University of Pennsylvania #portercolloquium

Next up!!!! Saturday, April 7, 2018 2:15-3:15

Artist Panel: Materiality and Space at the @jamesa.portercolloquium1990

Panelists:

@jmaurelle @amberroblesgordon @gregory.coates 

Panel Moderator:  Margo N. Crawford, Ph.D., Professor of English, Department of English, University of Pennsylvania #portercolloquium

Check out my podcast interview with CONTEMPORARY BLACK CANVAS!

Check out my podcast interview with CONTEMPORARY BLACK CANVAS!

On this episode of Contemporary Black Canvas, we had the pleasure of interviewing the mixed media visual artist, Amber Robles-Gordon.  She primarily works and is known for her use of found objects and textile to create assemblages, large-scale sculptures and installations.  Her work is representational of her experiences and the paradoxes within the female experience.

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WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: AMBER ROBLES-GORDON

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: AMBER ROBLES-GORDON

BYT Staff, https://brightestyoungthings.com

March is Women’s History Month. Throughout the month we be profiled D.C. based women you should know. Amy Morse, the founder of Ideas Club, headed the project. Today she profiles Amber Robles-Gordon.

Amber is a D.C.-based changemaker who turns big ideas into visual art. Her work, which ranges from 50-foot banners draped on D.C. buildings, to installation art and mixed media assemblages, addresses global consumerism, gender imbalance and other major social cultural themes. Through the symbolic use of materials and their interactions, she exploratory meditations on her work read like spiritual healing practice. Her vantage point is unique, academically grounded (MFA in painting from Howard University), and incredibly beautiful. For those who enjoy interacting with creative nonfiction cultural critiques, she is a gem in D.C. of social commentary, drawing from an intuitive connection to herself and her spiritual practice.

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