Local Deltas Host Black History Month Art Reception

PW Center for the Arts Features “Born at the Bottom of the Ship”

January 4, 2019, Prince William, VA –To commemorate Black History Month, the Center for the Arts will feature the colorful works of James and Zsudayka Nzinga Terrell. The “Born at the Bottom of the Ship” exhibit will be available for study and contemplation from January 31 – March 4. The public is welcomed to come and meet the artists at a free reception on Saturday, February 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Center for the Arts, 9419 Battle Street, Manassas, VA, hosted by Prince William County Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (PWCAC DST).

For a fourth year, PWCAC DST hosts this Black History Month reception at the Center for the Arts to celebrate the contributions that African-Americans make to the arts. Attendees will enjoy live music, refreshments and door prizes, in addition to the opportunity to enjoy the artwork and meet the artists.

The exhibit features the works of husband and wife team, James and Zsudayka Nzinga Terrell, visual artists living in Washington, DC. They paint beautiful, vibrant afro futurist abstract portraits.

James studied art at Howard University and Parson School of Art and Design. He also received a degree in Theology and Ministry. He has been teaching art for 12-years. Zsudayka studied journalism before pursuing a career creating art programs for nonprofits and charter schools. She has been teaching art for ten years. The Terrell’s also work closely with local nonprofits to develop youth art programming in their community.

Join PWCAC DST to celebrate culture, history, and community. Visit EventBrite to R.S.V.P. for this free event and find out more about the artists.

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deltaThe Prince William County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a sisterhood of college educated women, actively engaged in programs of public service. This commitment is demonstrated by 34 years of service and sponsoring a myriad of community service projects for the public good. For more information please visit us a www.pwcacdst.org.

Greater Manassas/Prince William County sponsors theatrical productions for children and adults, teaches arts classes, promotes visual arts and provides community outreach programs for local youth. Founded in 1984 by a group of artists and art lovers, the Center aims to enrich the quality of life in the Northern Virginia suburbs through arts performance and education. A theater, an art gallery and classrooms are located in the historic Candy Factory building in Old Town Manassas, at 9419 Battle Street.